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: Woman Arrested At O.C. Hotel On Suspicion Of Arson
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene.READ MORE: Long Beach Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting
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: Face Coverings No Longer Required For Parishioners Who Are Fully Vaccinated
Family members told officers the child received the scooter as a gift for Christmas.