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Police investigating after teenage boy is hit, killed by tractor-trailer in Greeley


GREELEY, Colorado — Police are investigating after a teenage boy was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in Greeley.

The boy, whose name and age have not been released, was hit at the intersection of U.S. 34 and the U.S. Highway 85 Bypass at about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say the truck driver did not have time to react to the boy, who was run over while he was walking in the roadway.

The Greeley Tribune reports ( ) the crash marks the 12th traffic fatality in Weld County this year. At this time last year, no traffic fatalities had been reported.

Information from: The Tribune of Greeley, Co,

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