WHEATON – A Lincoln Elementary School kindergarten student on May 11 died of his injuries after being struck by a car May 4 in Wheaton while walking home from school.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help the family pay for his medical and funeral costs. According to the page, John RuatPuia and his family came to the United States from Malaysia through World Relief.
He lived with his parents and three siblings.
"Your donations will help take some of that burden off of the family," the GoFundMe page stated.
Police could not immediately be reached about the crash.