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5-year-old struck, killed by car in western Montana

Posted at 6:31 PM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 20:31:25-05

KALISPELL – A 5-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car driven by a family member in Northwest Montana.

Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino confirms that on Tuesday dispatch received a call regarding a child that was struck by a vehicle coming out of a driveway in Kila.

Heino said the boy was believed to have been playing behind the vehicle before he was hit.

According to police reports, CPR was performed on the child before being transported to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

The child died later that night at the hospital.

A GoFundMe account has been established to help the family cover funeral costs. You can click here to donate.