Child Hit, Killed By a Car on Hillsdale Boulevard

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SACRAMENTO — A 13-year-old is dead after being hit by a car near the North Highlands neighborhood.

The incident happened around near the 7-Eleven on Hilldale Blvd. and Palm Avenue around 8:15 a.m.

Authorities say the child was not wearing a helmet. He was going northbound on the southbound sidewalk when a car attempting to go south pulled out of the 7-Eleven hit and ran over the boy.

The Twin Rivers Unified School District says the boy was a student at Foothill Ranch Middle School. Grief counselors were on hand at the school Tuesday.

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