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9-Year-Old Hit by Car on His Way to Sign Up for Basketball Game | "He Died in Mother's Arms"
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9-Year-Old Hit by Car on His Way to Sign Up for Basketball Game | "He Died in Mother's Arms"

The driver allegedly did not stop after hitting the child. "How could you leave? Just leave a kid like that on the street?" the boy's father asked.

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A 9-year-old boy lost his life in a hit-and-run case as a speeding car left him to die on the road. According to reports by WSB-TV, the child—identified as Jamal Dean—succumbed to injuries caused by a road accident near his recreation center. The grieving father of the deceased boy shared that Jamal died in his mother's arms.

The incident took place on Tuesday, January 3, when Jamal was outside the recreation center on Cleveland Avenue in southeast Atlanta. In a statement to Channel 2′s Tom Jones at the Rosel Fann rec center the father, Christopher Dean, shared his deep sorrow over the unbelievable loss of his child.