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.
Injury Accident: 4471 Grover St.
12 y/o male struck by a vehicle. Patient is unconscious unresponsive.
OFD: E33, M34
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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.