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2-year-old falls out of mom’s car and is run over by another car, Missouri cops say

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Two-year-old Elijah Roby fell out of his mom’s moving car and was then run over by another car on a St. Louis road, police said, according to KSDK.

Witnesses said they saw the toddler’s mother — 25-year-old Ebony Roby — pick her son up, place him back inside her car and drive to a nearby gas station, the Associated Press reported.

While at the Shell gas station, Ebony Roby called 911, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. That was at 4:48 p.m. Friday.

Elijah was taken to a hospital, where he later died, KMOV reported.

St. Louis County Police have not yet said how Elijah fell from the moving car, according to the Post-Dispatch. The driver who hit the boy is cooperating with police, the newspaper reported.

Ebony Roby has since been charged with first-degree child endangerment, KMOV reported. She was booked into jail on a $500,000 bond.

Elijah’s family has set up a GoFundMe for his funeral expenses, KSDK reported.

Milwaukee County Transit System shared video of one of its bus drivers discovered a barefoot boy in a onesie was wandering alone on a freeway overpass on December 22, 2018. Irena Ivic ran to pick up the child and carry him onto her bus.

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