KSP: 8-year-old boy dies in hit-and-run crash


HARDINSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man hit an 8-year-old boy with his car Saturday morning.

State police said Bradley Mattingly was driving North on KY259 when he hit the boy who was getting mail from the mailbox, then drove off.

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Breckinridge County coroner declared the child dead on scene.

Troopers said they spotted Mattingly’s car while on the way to the scene and were able to apprehend him.

Mattingly is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and reckless homicide.

He is in Breckenridge County Detention Center.