NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Police were investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy in Crown Heights, on Sunday night.

The boy was walking with a group of people but broke away from them and cut between cars on Empire Boulevard, according to police.

The boy was hit by a minivan that had been double parked. The driver stopped after a half a block and remained at the scene witnesses said.

The incident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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