12-year-old boy dead after being struck by car

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WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. -- Wheat Ridge police have confirmed that one person is dead after being hit by a car.

It happened around 4:19 p.m. and closed down southbound Wadsworth at 3 Acre Lane.

FOX31 reporter Zora Stephenson confirms the victim is a 12-year-old boy.

The driver of the car that hit the victim stayed on scene.

The road reopened Friday evening when the on-site investigation concluded.