Woman, Boy Killed When Car Jumps Sidewalk in West Oak Lane

The two victims were struck when the driver of a minivan apparently lost control of the vehicle and crashed Wednesday afternoon in the West Oak Lane neighborhood, Philadelphia police said

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A woman and a young boy were struck and killed Wednesday afternoon by a minivan that jumped a curb in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, police said.

The crash happened at about 4 p.m. at 17th and Haines streets in the neighborhood near the city's northern border with Montgomery County.

Dominique Young-El, who was 33, and 7-year-old Auntione Terry were struck, police said. Each later died at the hospital. It is unknown what their relationship is, but both lived on North 19th Street.

The 2005 Mercury driver, who was not identified, stayed at the scene of the crash. Police believe he may have suffered a medical condition that caused him to lose control of the minivan.

The crash remained under investigation Thursday.

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