WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (WDTN) - A child is dead after being struck by a truck in Logan County Thursday morning.
West Liberty Police Chief Shane Oelker said Colton Furrow, 8, was struck around 10:00 while he and and his brother were walking to their babysitter's house. He was struck in the 300 block of North Detroit Street.
Oelker says the boys waited for a van to pass. Their view was obstructed when they walked into the street. He says Colton's brother called out to him to stop, but the boy was hit.
Furrow was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Oelker says the boys were not in a crosswalk. The driver, Gene Rainsburg , 52, of Kenton, will not be charged.
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