Child killed in Monument after being hit by car

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MONUMENT, Colo. — A 4-year-old boy was killed Friday after being hit by a van in a driveway in Monument.

The Colorado State Patrol said the accident happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday in the 800-block of Lancer Court.

Troopers said 32-year-old Derrick Chamberlain of Monument was driving northbound in a private driveway and didn’t notice the young boy walking alongside his van.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Hayden Aichele.

Troopers said drugs and alcohol are not factors in the accident, but the case remains under investigation.

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