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: Man Suspected Of 2017 Lodi Shooting Arrested In Tulare County
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: 17-Year-Old DUI Suspect Arrested After Deadly Crash In Tuolumne County
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: Cal Fire: Fire That Started Under Foresthill Bridge Was Caused By Arson
Southbound Hazel Avenue remains closed for the investigation. It’s unclear when it will reopen.