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A three-year-old boy was killed in Lakewood, New Jersey Thursday afternoon when he was hit by a car News 12 New Jersey reported.

The accident occurred at the corner of 7th Street and Forest Avenue at around 1:00 p.m. local time.

Emergency medical teams, including Hatzalah of Lakewood, were called to the scene after the boy was hit by the vehicle.

Despite efforts by emergency first responders, the child was declared dead at the scene.

Police say the vehicle which hit the child stopped after the accident, and the driver is cooperating with police. Authorities are currently investigating the incident.