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Boy Struck by Car During Birthday Celebration

Updated: Friday, April 19 2013, 12:03 AM EDT
CHILLICOTHE -- A six-year-old boy is recovering after being struck by a car in front of his family's home.

It happened at around 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Warner Ave.

According to Chillicothe Police, the boy ran between two parked vehicles and was hit by a car.  Officers say the driver tried to stop, but couldn't in time.

Family members say Christian Keller, who was celebrating his birthday, had injuries to his legs, arms and face.

"It was an accident.  We were playing with the dog.  He was trying to have a good birthday," said Barbara Huston, the little boy's sister.

Keller is being treated for a broken leg at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.  He is in stable condition, according to his family.

Police say the driver who struck the boy will not be cited.
Reporter:  Tara MorganBoy Struck by Car During Birthday Celebration

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