8-year-old dies after being hit by car in Palm Bay, police say

PALM BAY, Fla. (WESH) — An 8-year-old boy died Saturday after he was struck and killed by a car in Palm Bay, police said.

Wyatt Taylor was hit when he ran in front of a car on Riviera and Dawn Streets around 7:30 p.m., Palm Bay police said.

The 16-year-old driver was headed south when the crash happened.

Taylor was flown to Holmes Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said the driver is not expected to be charged.

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