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Police: 9-year-old boy in critical condition after auto-pedestrian crash in Palmview

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A motorist struck a 9-year-old boy Monday night in Palmview, leaving him in critical condition.

At about 10:45 p.m. Monday, police responded to the intersection of La Homa Road and the westbound Expressway 83 frontage road, according to information provided by Palmview police Chief Chris Barrera.

Investigators determined a mother and her four children were walking to a Stripes convenience store when the boy ran ahead.

A beige GMC Sierra struck the boy, according to police. The driver stopped to help, and paramedics transported the boy to McAllen Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation.

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