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.READ MORE: Sacramento Homeowners Told Backyards Must Be Downsized For New Trail Installation
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.READ MORE: Sacramento Family Struggling With Early-Onset Dementia Diagnosis Gives Heartfelt Plea On Big Day Of Giving
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.MORE NEWS: Wine Waste: The New Superfood?
Southbound Hazel Avenue remains closed for the investigation. It’s unclear when it will reopen.