Boy dies after being hit by pickup in Grand Rapids

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Police in Grand Rapids say a 2-year-old boy has died after being struck by a pickup truck and
the driver was stabbed following the accident.

Grand Rapids police say in a statement that Javonni Conley was hospitalized after being struck Monday night, and later died.

Police say preliminary information indicates that the child ran into the roadway and the 34-year-old driver wasn't able to avoid him.

The Grand Rapids Press reports the driver was stabbed by a man at the scene. The driver was taken to an area hospital for treatment, and detail on his condition wasn't released.

Records show a 22-year-old man was taken into custody. Both the stabbing and accident were being investigated.

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