Juvenile Dies after Being Struck outside Cheyenne School

Juvenile Dies after Being Struck outside Cheyenne School

CHEYENNE — The Cheyenne Police Department is reporting that a juvenile was struck by a vehicle and died from their injuries, outside of a Laramie County school.

According to a Cheyenne PD statement officers responded to McCormick Jr. High at approximately 7 a.m. Friday.

“The preliminary investigation shows the incident occurred when a 13-year-old male, of Cheyenne, attempted to cross Western Hills Boulevard at the crosswalk. While crossing, he was struck by an on-coming Ford Escape,” Cheyenne PD reported in the written statement. “The driver of vehicle remained on scene to assist officers with their investigation.”

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The victim reportedly sustained critical injuries and was transported by ambulance to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The investigation by the Cheyenne Police Department is ongoing.