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Accident at Nadine Street and Route 30 in Kimball between pickup and bicycle leads to boy's hospitalization

A young boy was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Route 30 and Nadine Street in Kimball last week stopping traffic for over half an hour, as first responders treated the victim.

The truck, a maroon Chevrolet S-10, driven by Sean Drake, of Kimball, was headed eastbound on Route 30, when according to Drake, a child on a bicycle darted out into traffic from Nadine Street.

“He came out from the side street yelling, “My brakes don’t work, my brakes don’t work,” said Drake. “He was barreling along.”

The child, who was identified as Ian Schildhauer of Kimball, was riding when his brakes...

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