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Boy, 8, dies after being hit by car in Chelmsley Wood

A young boy has died after being struck by a car in the West Midlands.

The eight-year-old was hit by a silver Vauxhall Corsa in Bosworth Drive, Chelmsley Wood at about 16:00 GMT on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment but "despite the best efforts of medical staff, he sadly died", a West Midlands Police spokesman said.

He said a 45-year-old man had been voluntarily interviewed by police and officers wanted to hear from witnesses.

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