The California Highway Patrol is investigating a hit and run accident that took the life of a 12-year old.
The boy was walking with two friends on Dealwood Road and Highway 111 Saturday evening when he was struck by a vehicle. He was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. According to Imperial County Deputy Coroner Sgt. Eric Frasier , the identity of the El Centro youth has not been released. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday. The CHP investigation is continuing.