A tragic accident claims the life of a five year old Omaha boy Thursday night.
Omaha police report that just after 9 pm a Ford Explorer was driving through an alley near 27th and Marcy Streets when Yoshua Mejia-Estrada ran between two parked vehicles and was struck. Mejia-Estrada was rushed to a hospital in extremely critical condition and later died.
Police say the boy and his parents had been visiting relatives when the accident occurred. There were no other children present. Speed and alcohol were not factors in this accident.