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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a young boy has been fatally struck by an 86-year-old driver while crossing a New York City street.

Nine-year-old Giovanni Ampuero and his mother were crossing a street near their Queens home Saturday afternoon when the boy was hit by a Jeep Compass.

Police say Giovanni suffered severe head trauma. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the driver kept going but was stopped a few blocks away. They say 86-year-old Juan Jimenez was arrested on charges including leaving the scene of an accident and failure to yield to a pedestrian.

It’s not clear if Jimenez has an attorney who could speak for him.