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7-year-old boy fighting for life after accidentally struck by car in KCK

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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -

A child suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Wednesday evening. 

Kansas City, KS Police Captain George Sims said a 7-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. at 3rd and Troup. 

"We are not investigating a hit-and-run or looking for persons of interest," Sims said. "Investigating it as an accident. A very sad, tragic situation...but an accident." 

The vehicle was traveling south on 3rd Street and the child was in the street, police say. 

Police say the child has been upgraded to critical condition and is expected to live.

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