Local & Regional
Wed October 31, 2012
Student Killed on Walk to Bus Stop
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say a 7-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by a car while walking to school.
Police say Elijah Rivers stepped off a curb and into traffic when walking along Harvard Avenue on Wednesday morning. Police say Elijah was walking to school with his 12-year-old sister when he was struck.
Authorities say the boy was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Tulsa police say the collision happened shortly before 7 a.m. when it was still dark outside.
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