Three year old dies after being hit by truck


DECATUR - A three year old is dead and three others are in critical condition after being hit by a truck while walking on the east side of Decatur Tuesday night.

The Coroner says three year old Dallas Niles died at St. Mary's Hospital. Police say two mothers were pulling their sons in a wagon across East Orchard Drive shortly before 8:00 PM last night when a man driving a pickup truck hit them.

Police say the driver showed no signs of impairment. Although the investigation is continuing, police say it appears to be a tragic accident.

Three others involved in the accident are being treated at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

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