LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 16-year-old Lakewood High School student who was hit by a vehicle as he and his brother were crossing Wadsworth Boulevard has died, the Lakewood Police Department said Wednesday.
Ezekiel Mckie was pronounced dead at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Hospital, one week after the accident, police said.
Mckie and his 15-year-old brother were crossing Wadsworth Boulevard at West 26th Avenue at 6:30 a.m. on April 17. He was hit by a vehicle that was traveling southbound.
The boys were trying to catch an RTD bus on their way to Lakewood High School. Police said they crossed the road illegally against a red light.
Police said the driver was not at fault and closed the investigation. No criminal charges will be filed.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family.