BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol says a child was killed in a hit-and-run Monday night. Authorities are searching for a white SUV that witnesses report driving away from the scene.
It happened just after 7:30 p.m. in Broomfield at 156th Avenue and Lipan Street, just west of Interstate 25 and south of E-470.
Investigators say someone driving a white, midsized SUV struck the boy, got out of their car to check if there was any damage and then drove away.
The child was airlifted to a hospital, but later died.
Investigators are asking the public to look out for a white SUV with front end damage that was last seen heading westbound on 156th.
A neighbor told CBS4 she has seen a lot of cars speeding on 156th Avenue recently.