WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing Wadsworth Boulevard during Friday evening’s rush hour.
Officers from the Wheat Ridge Police Department responded to the 4300 block of Wadsworth at 3:53 p.m.READ MORE: Prom Dress Exchange Seeks Community Support As Colorado Schools Cancel Annual Dance
A juvenile male was struck as he crossed Wadsworth’s southbound lanes near Three Acre Lane. He died at the scene.READ MORE: Columbine High School Victims Honored 22 Years After Tragedy
“The driver of the automobile stopped and there are no indications at this time that alcohol or drugs are a factor,” WRPD wrote in a news release.
The victim was identified by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office as Skyler Holland.MORE NEWS: Teen With Autism Helps Patients Navigate UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital
WRPD’s investigation into the incident is ongoing.