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Iowa police officer strikes, kills child in Red Oak while headed to fire
RED OAK — Authorities say an Iowa police officer struck and killed a child with a patrol vehicle while headed to an apartment fire.
Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Alex Dinkla said the crash happened around 7 p.m. Monday near an intersection in the town of Red Oak.
WHO-TV reports that the child's name wasn't immediately released, pending notification of relatives. The patrol is investigating.