Boy, 12, Runs into Park Slope Street, Killed by Van

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    A 12-year-old boy was killed when he ran into a Park Slope street and was struck by a van.

    Police identified the child as Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, who lived in a building on Prospect Park West. Police say he ran into the busy thoroughfare at Third Street just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

    Police say the boy was struck by a van traveling southbound. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    The driver of the van remained at the scene. There were no arrests.

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