(PERRY)—A two year old Perry boy is dead after being struck by a pickup truck at 7 p.m Saturday evening. The Missouri Highway Patrol says two-year-old Ely Joiner was killed when 34-year-old Eric Joiner of Perry was backing up on private property. Ely Joiner was flown by Air Evac to University Hospital in Columbia. He was pronounced dead at 9 p.m.

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