Man who hit child at airport had been drinking

A 61-year-old man drank nearly 32 ounces of wine in just over an hour before he ran over a 6-year-old boy at the airport to greet his father's return from service in Iraq, according to a criminal complaint. The boy suffered a broken leg, nose, and is missing some teeth, but doctors expect a full recovery.
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A 61-year-old man drank nearly 32 ounces of wine in just over an hour before he ran over a 6-year-old boy at the airport to greet his father's return from Iraq, according to a criminal complaint. The boy suffered a broken leg, nose, and is missing some teeth, but doctors expect a full recovery.

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Zachary Drew was meeting his father, who was returning from Iraq, when a car suddenly rounded a corner in the airport parking ramp and struck the boy. Drew suffered a broken leg, nose, and is missing some teeth, but doctors expect a full recovery. The driver was charged on suspicion of criminal vehicular operation and officials are awaiting the results of a toxicology report.