• 10-year-old boy dies after hit by vehicle


    SPANAWAY, Wash. - A 10-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike, said the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.

     The collision happened around 6:45 p.m. at a home in the 155000 block of 66th Avenue East in Spanaway.

    A boy on a bike was pulling out of a driveway at his friend’s house to return back to his home.

    The Sheriff’s Office said the boy pulled out in front of a vehicle.

    The 64-year-old driver stopped after the crash.

    According to the Sheriff’s Office, the boy was not wearing a helmet.

    The boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, where he was dead upon arrival.

    "At this point it just looks like a tragic accident," said Pierce County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Ed Troyer. "There's nothing he could have done."

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