November 01, 2018
A 7-year-old boy was hit and killed by a vehicle in central Pennsylvania on Thursday morning while he waited for his school bus.
The boy, a second grade student at Tyrone Area Elementary, was found by the bus driver, according to the school district. Police confirmed to WJAC the driver of the vehicle who hit the boy did not stop to help him.
Cathy Harlow, superintendent for the Tyrone Area School District, issued a statement Thursday afternoon through Facebook:
Harlow said in the statement that the bus driver who found the boy and the district are assisting state police in an ongoing investigation.
Huntingdon Furnace Road, where the boy was hit by the vehicle, is at minimum 5 1/2 miles from the elementary school.