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6-year-old boy dies after being hit by car

WATSON, LA (WAFB) -

A 6-year-old boy was killed when he was accidentally hit by a car while he was riding a scooter in a driveway.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Tyler Myers of Watson was riding his scooter in his neighbor's driveway.

According to deputies, the boy was hit when the neighbor turned into his driveway in Belle Terre subdivision.

Officials said Myers was rushed to the hospital, where he died.

The neighbor was not charged.

A vigil was held at Live Oak Ball Park at 7 p.m.

An account has been set up at Chase Bank in the name of Jamie Myers, the boy's father.

The family is asking for donations to help with funeral expenses.

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