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6-year-old boy hit by car, dies at hospital

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VISTA (CBS 8) - A six-year-old Vista boy died at Children's Hospital after being hit by a car and suffering major head injuries on Thursday night.

The accident happened just after 6 p.m., when the child reportedly darted out into traffic in the 600 block of Spires St., near Melrose Dr. in Vista.

Witnesses say the boy was bleeding when nearby family members called for an ambulance.

The boy's aunt, who saw the accident, told News 8 she believed the driver had been speeding.

The driver stopped at the scene after the accident. Sheriff's deputies say the driver of the car was not suspected of DUI, so she was not taken into custody.

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