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Police identify boy killed in Ridgewood accident

Police investigate on Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood Thursday night after the NYPD said a child was struck and killed by a SUV. Photo by Christina Santucci
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RIDGEWOOD — A 7-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car in Ridgewood last week, police said.

According to cops, a 2002 Toyota SUV hit Puran Thapa while he crossed Myrtle Avenue at Madison Street with his father at about 6:50 p.m. The child was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical center, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver remained at the scene and no criminality was suspected, the NYPD said.

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