SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A teenage boy was struck and killed by a car near Orangevale on Friday morning, authorities say.

The incident happened a little after 6 a.m. near Hazel and Oak avenues.

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California Highway Patrol says a driver was headed down Hazel Avenue when the boy ran across the road and was struck. The driver called 911 and stayed at the scene, officers say.

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Medics pronounced the teen – who is believed to be between 13-15 years old – dead at the scene, CHP says.

It’s unclear why the teen was running across Hazel Avenue.

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Southbound Hazel Avenue remains closed for the investigation. It’s unclear when it will reopen.