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Child struck by a fuel truck in Tasiujaq

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
On May 22, at about 12:40 p.m., the KRPF responded to a call concerning an accident involving a three-year-old boy who had been struck by a vehicle and was unresponsive.

The victim was transported to the nursing station where he was pronounced dead. The KRPF sent two officers (including a sergeant) to assist with the investigation. Further to the investigation, it was determined that the boy had been playing outside and was struck accidentally by a fuel truck.