8-year-old Largo boy on skate board dies after getting run over

LARGO, Fla. - An 8-year-old boy on a skateboard died from injuries sustained after a driver ran the child over in Largo on Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened in the 1150 block of Parkview Lane at 1:52 p.m., according to a release from Largo Police department.

The boy was sitting on top of a skateboard pushing himself down the drive and onto the roadway of Parkview Lane.

Sarah Doyle, 36, was driving south on Parkview Lane at the same time the child entered the road.

Her 2001 Buick Sedan struck the boy and Doyle ran the child over as she tried to stop her vehicle, officials said.

The child was airlifted to a local injury, where he later died.

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating the accident. 

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