Driver who killed schoolboy in crosswalk receives probation

An 87-year-old man who killed a young pedestrian in a crosswalk last year has had his driving privileges revoked and received a sentence of five years of probation. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article:
Christopher had just finished his shift as a crossing guard the morning he died. The fifth-grader was still wearing his bright orange safety belt when he headed for class, venturing onto Chambers Road under the protection of a red traffic signal and an adult crossing guard carrying a stop sign.

Haravitch told police he never saw them. . . .

Missouri does not require older drivers to prove their competence behind the wheel unless a complaint is received, typically from a relative, doctor or police officer. Illinois mandates a road test every four years beginning at age 75 and yearly after age 86.

Missourians can report an unsafe driver to the Missouri Department of Revenue using a form available online.

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