Child killed by SUV outside Colorado elementary school

November 6, 2019

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — An elementary school student has died after being hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk outside a school in northeast Colorado.

The incident occurred about 8:40 a.m. Tuesday outside Lopez Elementary School in Fort Collins.

Police say a 23-year-old male driving a 2003 SUV had stopped at a four-way stop and then drove forward, striking the unidentified child in the crosswalk at the opposite side of the intersection.

The child, whose name was not released, was taken to a local hospital where the child later died.

Officials say the child was a student at the elementary school.

No citations were immediately issued, but the incident remained under investigation.