AMARILLO (September 8, 2013)--An 11-year-old boy was struck and killed as he tried to run across an interstate access road near Amarillo.
A pickup truck struck the boy Friday on an Interstate 27 access road, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
The driver told troopers two boys ran across the road and into the path of his truck.
The truck struck the 11-year-old as the driver was trying to watch the second boy.
The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital.
His name has not been released.
There was no immediate information available about whether the driver, whose name wasn’t released, might face charges.