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Authorities identify 3-year-old boy who died after being hit by SUV

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have released the name of a 3-year-old boy who was killed when he ran in front of an SUV in the Chickasaw neighborhood near Shawnee Park Tuesday evening. 

According to Deputy Coroner Michael E. Haag, Michael Harris Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at West Broadway and Cecil Avenue at 7:06 p.m. The cause of death is listed as multiple blunt force trauma. 

Witnesses say the area is very dark with few street lights.

"Witnesses have said that the child darted out from around this area into the roadway," said LMPD spokesperson Lamont Washington. "The SUV was traveling eastbound on Broadway. The child ran across the street west to east and was struck. The driver of the SUV did stop."

No charges are expected for the driver of the SUV.

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