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Georgia boy dies after being hit by police car

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HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -

A 14-year-old Henry County, Georgia boy who was hit by a police car died of his injuries. Chandler Jacob Weems died Sunday morning at a hospital after he was hit by a patrol car while riding his bicycle.

Authorities have said the officer could not avoid the accident and say the child came out of the driveway and into the car's path.

Officials said the officer is very distraught and has taken a leave of absence from the police department.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

 

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