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Boy, 6, dies after being hit by a vehicle in Oak Lawn

The crash happened in the 9300 block of South Kolmar Avenue, Oak Lawn police said.

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A 6-year-old boy died after he was struck by a vehicle Monday in southwest suburban Oak Lawn.

The crash happened about noon in the 9300 block of South Kolmar Avenue, Oak Lawn police said in a statement. They did not say what type of vehicle hit the boy.

Tamer Jaghama was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead shortly after, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy ruled his death an accident.

Police initially said Jaghama was 7 years old.

The crash was not a hit-and-run, and charges have not been filed against the driver, Oak Lawn police Division Chief Gerald Vetter said in an email.

He declined to comment further on the crash.