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Boy, 10, dies after being run over by food truck

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has died after being run over by an ice cream truck in Atlanta.

Police said the boy and a 7-year-old boy were playing on the back of the truck Thursday night. Police said the driver asked their parents to get them off the truck, but they remained on it when the driver pulled away and fell off.

Police said in a statement that the older boy was struck by the rear tires of the truck and died.

Authorities say the 7-year-old is in a hospital recovering from a broken leg.

The accident happened on Eloise Court around 9:15 p.m.

Police say the driver will not face any charges.

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