VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 17-year-old boy died after stepping into traffic and being struck Friday in Daytona Beach, police said.
The crash was reported at 3:55 p.m. in the area of the intersection of Old Kings and Big Tree roads, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department.
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Police said the boy was on a sidewalk, on a scooter, before he stepped off of the sidewalk and into traffic. He was taken to a hospital and assessed for serious injuries before he passed away, according to a statement.
An investigation of the fatal crash continues at time of writing.
No other details were shared.
This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.
Note: Due to the information provided, this map depicts the general area of the fatal crash and not necessarily its exact location.
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