8 year old boy killed after being struck by car while crossing the street

Omaha Police, Fire, and Medics responded to the area of 45th & Grover Street yesterday at about 4:20 p.m.. Callers to 911 reported an injury accident involving a child pedestrian.

Police say a small group of children were gathered on the south side of Grover Street near 45th Street. One child attempted to cross the street from south to north at a non-cross walk and was struck by an eastbound purple 2005 MINI Cooper.

The child was transported to Nebraska Medicine by OFD Medics with a critical head injury and CPR in progress. Shortly after arriving at the hospital the child was pronounced deceased.

The child victim was identified as 8 year old Jalen R. Duncan of Omaha, Nebraska. The child’s parents have been notified.

The driver of the MINI Cooper was identified by police as Noel E. Rangel of Omaha.

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