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Five-year-old boy dies after being hit by car while cycling with dad

Five-year-old boy dies after being hit by car while cycling with dad
A five-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in a traffic accident in Townsville.
The vehicle was attempting to turn out of a driveway onto Ross River Road around 7.30pm on Tuesday when it struck the boy, who was riding his bicycle along the footpath with his father.
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Members of the public gave first aid before the boy was treated by emergency paramedics, but after being taken to Townsville Hospital, he passed away a short time later.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have dashcam footage of the incident to come forward to police.
Investigations are continuing.
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