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Boy, 16, Dies After He's Struck by Car Near High School

Macon Woman Trying to Cross Street is Struck by Car, Killed
Posted at 2:12 PM, Oct 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-21 14:12:00-04

AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) — Police outside Atlanta say a 16-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a car while trying to cross a street.

Cobb County police say the crash happened shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday near South Cobb High School in the Austell area.

Police say their preliminary investigation found that the boy stepped into the path of a Plymouth Neon, which was northbound on Austell Road. Police say the teen was attempting to cross the road outside of a crosswalk.

Police say the boy died early Wednesday.