May 4, 2012 1:45 AM by Kate Richards, Carolyn Carver

Teen dies in hit and run

A 14 year old boy has died in a hit and run crash.

It happened on Circle Drive, near the intersection of Circle and Airport near 8:30 Thursday night.

Colorado Springs police say the boy was running on the sidewalk on Circle, tripped and fell, then ran across the street.

He was hit by a tan or light colored truck. Officers say the driver stopped momentarily, then drove away.

The boy died of severe head injury.

Police are searching for that driver.

If you saw anything, you're asked to call Springs Police. 444-7000



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