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April 6, 2012

Child struck by vehicle dies

GOSHEN — A 4-year-old child died after being struck by a vehicle north of Goshen Friday.

Dead is Ezequiel Ramirez, Elkhart.

Elkhart County said that at approximately 8:15 p.m. a call was received regarding an incident that occurred on Ind. 15, south of U.S. 20 north of Goshen. A child was outside playing in the yard with other children and ran onto Ind. 15 into the oncoming path of a southbound 2000 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Dennis Stoesz, Lafayette.

Stoesz was unable to avoid the child, police reported. Medics arrived on scene but the child succumbed to the injuries received in the collision. 

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