GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — A driver hit and killed a middle school student Monday morning in Gresham near the school, police say.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Gresham police Sgt. Tom Walker said the 11-year-old Dexter McCarty Middle School student was hit in a marked crosswalk on Southeast Hogan Road. A traffic light was in his favor at the time of the crash, Walker said.
The 26-year-old driver who hit the boy pulled over and was arrested. Police say he may have been impaired and ran a red light.
The boy died at the scene.