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Truck driver arraigned in death of 8-year-old boy

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WOODSIDE, Queens (PIX11) — The driver of a tractor-trailer who ran over an 8-year-old boy has been charged with driving without a license.

The driver, 51-year-old Mauricio Osirio-Palominos was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree and operating a vehicle in violation of safety rules.

Osirio-Palominos hit and killed 8-year-old Noshat Nahian while the Nahian was walking to school with his sister on Northern Boulevard in Woodside.

Police say there was no crossing guard present at the very busy intersection.