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APD Media Release 07/04/13

Annapolis Police Department Investigates Fatal Accident


Officers from the Annapolis Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a vehicle in the Annapolis 4th of July Parade.


Just after 7 p.m. on the evening of July 4th a seven year old boy fell from a vehicle getting ready to participate in the parade.  The vehicle was on Amos Garrett Boulevard, where vehicles were queuing to enter the parade route.  The boy was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he died from his injuries.


The investigation into the accident is ongoing.  Police are not releasing information on the vehicle or identity of the boy at this time.