BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A 9-year-old boy from Everett was killed Saturday afternoon when he drove a Kawasaki into oncoming traffic.
The crash happened just before 11:30 a.m. on Route 1009/Plank Road in Hopewell Township, Bedford County on April 30. The child was reportedly on a Kawasaki and pulling out of a private driveway to cross over Plank Road. Police did not note if it was a Kawasaki dirtbike, ATV, or another motorized device.
A Nissan was traveling south on Plank Road when it was unable to stop in time and hit the boy.
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The 9-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Police noted that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.