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12 Year Old Lake Stevens Boy Hit By Vehicle and Killed
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/17/2021
CONTACT:?Lt. Todd Swenson,?Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
T.Swenson@snoco.org, Media line:? 425-249-6263
Lake Stevens, WASH. – A 12 year old Lake Stevens boy was struck and killed by a passing vehicle at approximately 7:20 PM on this date. The accident occurred in the 5500 Blk of 91 Ave NE Lake Stevens, WA.
The victim and a friend were riding scooters at the victim’s residence when the child, riding his scooter in the driveway, darted out into the street in front of a passing P/U truck. The driver was not able to stop in time and struck the child.
The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and rendered aid until aid units from Snohomish Reginal Fire and Rescue arrived on scene and took over life saving measures.
30 minutes later the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputies and Detectives from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the collision. The driver of the truck is cooperating with investigators.
The Snohomish County Medical Examiner will make an official identification of the victim.