Child dies after getting hit by car

(WEAU) - An 8-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a truck in Wisconsin Rapids.

Wisconsin Rapids police say Maxwell Wipfli, 8, was hit on Grand Avenue Friday afternoon. He was taken to a hospital where he later died of his injuries. Police say the truck was driven by Wellington Wert, 44, of Appleton.

There is no word on charges.

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  • by TK Location: Indepdenence on Nov 15, 2011 at 02:57 PM
    So sorry for the families. Our sympathies to you all
  • by matt Location: eau claire on Nov 15, 2011 at 08:35 AM
    So so sorry, I will pray for you..
  • by me on Nov 15, 2011 at 05:32 AM
    So sad! Prayers to the family...
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