Struck by vehicle, child taken to Anderson hospital

Police were called to the scene after a child was struck by a vehicle in the 700 block of Vinyard Street on Monday afternoon. A woman drove the child to nearby Community Hospital Anderson.

ANDERSON — Madison County Coroner Dr. Troy Abbott said the official cause of death for My'Ken T. Boyd, 5, is blunt force trauma to the head.

The boy died at a local hospital after being struck by an SUV around 2:20 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of West Vinyard Street.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the child is Charles W. Hart, 74, of Anderson.

"No charges filed, nor is there any suspicion of criminal activity," said Caleb McKnight, public information officer with the Anderson Police Department.

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