13-year-old hit and killed by car while running from dog

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW)-The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said a 13-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car Thursday evening while running from a dog.

The Sherriff's Office said Demonta Collins was hit on the 3500 block of Milledgeville Road around 6:30 p.m. while he was running from the dirt and grass area on the right side of the road.

Collins was taken to GRU where he later died. He was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Collins has not been cited at this time. The dog owner was issued a citation for a violation of the state leash law.

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