Troopers Decide If Charges Will Be Filed In Child's Death

Highway Patrol Troopers say they do not plan to charge the driver who struck an 8-year-old boy as he ran across the highway.

The accident happened Saturday on Highway 41 in Beulaville in Duplin county.

Troopers say Malachi Davis ran in front of a car, driven by Rayburn Holmes.

Troopers told the Jacksonville Daily News, a witness confirmed it was a tragic accident.

Davis died at New Hanover Regional Medical Center from his injuries.

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