Boy Dies in Hit & Run Accident

July 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
An eleven year old boy hit by a suspected drunk driver in Southwest Fresno Tuesday night has died from his injuries.Daryl Atkinson was playing tag with a friend in the middle of "B" and "San Joaquin" streets around midnight when he was hit by an S.U.V.

He underwent surgery Wednesday morning, but he died from his injuries.

Police have arrested the driver of the S.U.V., 62-year-old Charles King.

He faces several charges, including vehicular manslaughter, and D.U.I. causing injury.


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