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Florida boy, 8, dies after being run over by grandfather, police say

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The crash was reported at about 5:45 p.m. near West Marion Avenue and Industrial Drive, said Joe Mahoney, the agency's interim police chief.

"Roland J. Robidoux, 73, of Edgewater, was pulling a drag-style race car into the garage and struck Connor R. Allen," Mahoney said. "Allen was pronounced deceased upon arrival of first responders."

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The crash remains under investigation.

No other details were given.

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