An 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car in Omaha Monday afternoon after the boy ran into the street.
Omaha police report Jalen Duncan had been with a small group of children gathered on the south side of Grover Street near 45th when Jalen attempted to cross the middle of the street. A car heading east on Grover struck the child.
An Omaha Fire Department rescue squad rushed Jalen to Nebraska Medicine with a critical head injury. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The fatality remains under investigation.