A north suburban Chicago boy struck and killed by a school bus has been identified.
The accident Monday afternoon in Cary killed 3-year-old Samuel Huddleston, the McHenry County Coroner’s Office said.
The boy died of multiple blunt-force injuries, the coroner's office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The boy was playing in the street when he was hit by a bus that was driving through the neighborhood after high school had let out in Cary, a village located in McHenry County, Deputy Cary Police Chief Scott Naydenoff said.
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The bus driver involved in the crash was placed on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation, according to a joint statement Tuesday from Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155, which share transportation services, the Arlington Heights Daily Herald reported.
No charges have been filed.