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2 boys killed by truck while walking in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) -- Two young boys are dead after being hit by a truck in Charlotte while walking with their father to a nearby daycare center.

Police say the children, who were 1 and 5 years old, were hit by a delivery truck Wednesday morning in west Charlotte while walking to the center.

The brothers were taken to a nearby hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and the North Carolina Highway Patrol are conducting an investigation.

No other injuries were reported.

Police did not immediately say whether they plan to file charges.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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