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Boy killed by car Sunday second resident to die after running away from DHS Tulsa facility

By JARREL WADE - Tulsa World Modified: April 11, 2013 at 10:21 am •  Published: April 11, 2013
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Police have been called to a Tulsa DHS group home more than 200 times since 2009, including reports of sexual assaults, fights and runaways, records show.

An 11-year-old boy who died Sunday after being struck by a car was at least the second resident to die after running away from the facility, a Tulsa World review shows. A 16-year-old girl died in 2009 after running away from the home and being struck by a train.

Authorities continue to search for a pickup that left the scene Sunday after striking Christopher Seaton, 11, on Interstate 44 near 24th West Avenue.

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