Marshalltown child hit and killed crossing street after school

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - An 8-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car after school in Marshalltown.

Police say Christian Maxon is a 2nd grader at Franklin Elementary, and was crossing the street at West Main near 13th on his way home from school when he was hit by a turning car.

Maxon was flown to Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, where he died from his injuries.

Police say 71-year-old Marilyn Diggs was driving the car.

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