Family of Pasco boy killed in accident speaks out - WFLA News Channel 8

Family of Pasco boy killed in accident speaks out

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Jorge Cruz, 9, died after a van hit him Jorge Cruz, 9, died after a van hit him
LAND O' LAKES, FL (WFLA) -

As family members of a 9-year-old boy killed in a Land O' Lakes traffic accident last week recover, their attorney says he is still looking for answers in the boy’s death.

Jorge Cruz Palleres was killed last Wednesday when another vehicle slammed into the family’s van.

The boy’s mother, Anita, is still in the hospital. His younger brother David was released this past weekend.

Attorney Gil Sanchez says his office is conducting its own investigation separate from the one being done by Florida Highway Patrol.

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With friends and family surrounding the boy's grieving father, he thanked the community for their support.

Anita Pallares is still recovering from her injuries, which include a broken leg.

Funeral arrangement for Jorge have not been announced.

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