10-year-old boy killed, brother hurt when both hit by car in Lethbridge

10-year-old boy killed, brother hurt when both hit by car in Lethbridge

Accident took place on a marked crosswalk

  • Apr. 14, 2020 4:00 p.m.

THE CANADIAN PRESS

LETHBRIDGE — A 10-year-old Alberta boy has died after being hit by a car while crossing a street with his father and brother.

Police in Lethbridge say it happened Monday afternoon.

They say the boy, his dad and nine-year-old brother were crossing in a marked crosswalk in West Lethbridge when both boys were hit by a right-turning vehicle.

The younger boy was slightly injured and the father was not hurt, but the 10-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries.

The statement from police says he died later in hospital.

An investigation is continuing.