GARY, Ind. (CBS) — Police in Gary, Ind., said they might have found the truck involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 13-year-old boy this weekend.
WBBM Newsradio’s Veronica Carter reports Malik Herron was walking with his friend in the 4900 block of Vermont Street Saturday night, when a large, dark-colored vehicle left the road and struck both boys. Herron died, his friend was only slightly hurt.
“It was a beautiful day; they were just out walking down the street, enjoying the weather. That’s all,” said Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King. “They weren’t on the street. They were on the easement, and a driver going down the street left the roadway, struck both of the children.”