12-year-old boy hit, killed by vehicle in Clayton

The scene of the deadly crash in Clayton on Monday evening.

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) – A child was hit and killed by a vehicle on South Lombard Street Monday afternoon in Clayton, officials confirmed.

UPDATE: 12-year-old boy hit, killed by vehicle in Clayton ID’d

The boy was with a friend as he ran across the road and was hit by a four-door Buick, said Stacy Beard with the Town of Clayton.

Emergency responders attempted to resuscitate the boy but were unsuccessful, Beard said.

Police said the boys did not see the vehicle before entering the roadway.

No charges will be filed in the incident.

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