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12-year-old struck and killed on rural Wisconsin road

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TOWN OF ROCKLAND, Wis. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy was killed while walking along a Brown County road in the dark.

Authorities say the boy was walking on county Highway PP in the De Pere area Thursday about 10 p.m. Investigators say a 21-year-old Greenleaf driver struck the child. Investigators say alcohol does not appear to be involved in the accident.

WLUK-TV says the road was closed for about five hours.

Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com

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