10-year-old boy dies after being hit by vehicle in Vail parking lot

VAIL, Colo. (KDVR) – The Vail Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Thursday night.

Police say it happened around 6:21 p.m. at the lower level of the Lionshead parking structure at 395 S. Frontage Road W.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a child who had been run over by a vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries.

The victim, identified as a 10-year-old boy from Eagle, was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to Vail police, the initial investigation revealed no signs of reckless driving. The driver involved remained at the scene and is cooperating with the police.


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