12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck by Pickup Truck in Tustin

A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Tustin, police said Saturday.

The fatal accident was reported around 8 p.m. Friday on Jamboree Road just north of Champion Way, according to Sgt. Andy Birozy of the Tustin Police Department.

The boy reportedly ran into the roadway, Birozy said.

The boy was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Birozy said. Alcohol and drugs are not thought to be factors in the crash, he added.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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