Teenage boy dies after being hit by car in Eldorado Park

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The scene where a teenage boy died after being struck by a car.
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A teenage boy, thought to be around 15 years old, died after being knocked down by a car while seemingly crossing the N12 in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a statement, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 14:43 to find the body of the boy lying in the centre median of the freeway and the damaged vehicle on the side of the road.

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The boy showed no signs of life and was declared dead on the scene. The driver of the vehicle was shaken, but otherwise unharmed.

The scene was handed over to the South African Police Service for investigation.

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