Boy, 8, struck by truck and killed in Queens

Boy, 8, struck by truck and killed in Queens

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A boy and his sister were walking to school in Queens Friday morning when a tractor trailer driven by an apparently unlicensed driver stuck and killed the boy, police said.

Noshat Nahian, 8, and his 11-year-old sister were at the intersection of Northern Boulevard at 61st Street at about 8 a.m. when the truck made a left turn onto the boulevard and its rear wheels struck him, police said. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The truck driver, Mauricio Osorio-Palominos, 51, of Newark, remained on the scene. After investigating, the NYPD arrested Osorio-Palominos and charged him with aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle and operating vehicle in violation of safety rules, police said.

Friday was the last day of school for NYC public school students ahead of the Christmas break.

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