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Deputies: Driver who hit 8-year-old Post Falls boy was in possession of heroin

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22-year-old Chadd Webster 22-year-old Chadd Webster
POST FALLS, Idaho -

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says the man who hit and killed an 8-year-old boy in Post Falls Monday afternoon was in possession of heroin. 

Deputies say three boys were riding their bicycles southbound on S. Pine Court Monday afternoon when 8-year-old Phillip J. Geisinger turned westbound onto E. Aspen Way and collided with a Nissan Maxima, driven by 22-year-old Chadd Webster of Post Falls. Life-saving measures were given to Geisinger at the scene by a responding deputy and an off-duty fireman. Geisinger was taken to Kootenai Health where he was pronounced dead. 

Deputies say Webster was found to be driving with a suspended driver's license and had an outstanding warrant for failing to appear on a previous charge of driving on an invalid driver's license. Webster was arrested at the scene for the outstanding warrant. Deputies say he was also arrested for possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Additional charges may be forthcoming. 

Toxicology results will not be available for several weeks.

 Donations to Geisinger's family can made to the Phillip Jerome Geisinger account at any Numerica location. 

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