Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

They've Taken My World

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

They've Taken My World

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The mother of a seven-year-old boy killed by a hit-and-run driver wept last night as she paid tribute to her son.

Katy McDermott wept as she told the Daily Mirror the van driver who killed her son Kyle had "taken away my world."

Kyle was knocked off his bike and hurled 10 feet in the air.

The sports mad youngster was riding his bike on a hill near his grandparents' home in Mexborough when he was struck by a white van.

It is thought the driver may have stopped and looked back at the scene before driving off.

Ms McDermott, aged 31, from Mexborough in South Yorkshire said: "I don't understand how he could have driven off after seeing my son bleeding in the road.

"I feel like my heart has been ripped out. Kyle was one in a million.

"Somebody must know who has done this and I just hope they don't protect him. …

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