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: San Diego Woman Sues GoFundMe Campaign Creator Over Starbucks Barista Fundraiser
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene.READ MORE: Driver Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights Despite 'Heroic' Efforts Of Good Samaritan
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: 19-Year-Old Stabbed To Death At River-Bottom Party Attended By Thousands In Riverside
Family members told officers the child received the scooter as a gift for Christmas.