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1 dead and 5 children injured after being hit by car in Sikeston

Apr 29, 2013 -- 10:26am


One man is dead and five other people were injured after being struck by a car late Sunday afternoon in Sikeston. Police reports indicate it happened at 5:15 Sunday afternoon outside a home on South West Street. According to Sikeston DPS Captain Jim McMillen, a man was asked to leave a family gathering when he got into a car, struck, and injured several people. McMillen says three children are in serious condition and one other has moderate injuries. A suspect is in custody. An investigation is underway. Names are not yet being released. 

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