Child dies after car strikes him while sledding in Oklahoma
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while sledding in Broken Arrow.
Police in the Tulsa suburb said the boy, whose name was not released, was sledding Thursday afternoon when he went into a city street and was struck.
The boy was taken to a hospital where he later died, according to Police Officer Chris Walker.
Walker said the driver did not stop after striking the child and has not been located.
Walker said a second 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries when he was also struck by a vehicle while sledding in a separate accident.
The Tulsa area received about six inches of snow as a major winter storm moved through the area.
Clearing skies were forecast Friday, although wind chill advisories for low temperatures continued in most of the state.