ARDEN-ARCADE (CBS13) — A 14-year-old male was struck and killed by a vehicle near Mira Loma High School Friday afternoon, CHP said.
According to CHP, witnesses said the 14-year-old was walking on Sunnyvale Avenue when he jumped on the hood of an Infinity coupe that a 17-year-old male was driving. Officers say the victim later came off the hood and was hit by the Infinity. He was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders at 3:29 p.m.READ MORE: 'Lack Of Consistent Maintenance': Grand Jury Investigation Finds Davis Parks Overrun By Invasive Weeds, Clovers
Police say the driver of the Infinity stayed at the scene and is cooperating with officers. Investigators do not suspect DUI was a factor in this crash.READ MORE: Mayor Steinberg Calls for Special Meeting To Address Questions About Councilmember Loloee‘s Home Address
The victim’s identity has not yet been released. Officials say he was not a student at Mira Loma, but he lived in the area.
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Any persons who may have witnessed this collision or who can provide any additional information regarding this collision should call Officer Greg Zumstein or Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at (916) 348-2300 by cell phone at (916) 798-0975. Follow us on Twitter @CHPNSac, Facebook.com/chpnorthsac, Instagram @chpnorthsac, or Nextdoor.