10-year-old boy dead after being hit by truck pulling trailer in north Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A young boy has died after being seriously hurt in a crash in north Phoenix Tuesday morning.
Phoenix police were called out to a crash near 23rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road around 8 a.m. Police say a pickup truck driver pulling a trailer was at a stop sign getting ready to make a right turn when a family member and 10-year-old Jayveon Grant walked between the truck and trailer. The pickup truck driver began to turn, and the trailer hit Grant, investigators said. Officers arrived and found the young boy with serious injuries, and he later died. The family member wasn’t hurt.
Police say the pickup truck driver stayed on the scene. Video from the scene showed an extensive closure. The investigation is ongoing.
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