UPLAND (CBSLA.com) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle in front of his home Friday while riding a motorized scooter in the street.
Roman Martinez was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center for treatment of injuries, where he was pronounced dead, according to California Highway Patrol.READ MORE: Motorcycle Collides With Sheriff's Patrol Car On Interstate 105
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene.READ MORE: Meeting Held To Help Curb Rising Violent Crime In Melrose Corridor
Officers do not believe this case is DUI-related. They are still evaluating, however, to determine if excessive speed was a factor.
According to police, the child was not in a crosswalk when he was struck.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors And Others At High Risk
Family members told officers the child received the scooter as a gift for Christmas.