9-Year-Old Boy Killed, Mother Injured After Being Hit By Car While Walking Bikes
State police say a 9-year-old boy is dead after a car hit him and his mother in Emmet County Wednesday night.
They say drugs and alcohol may have played a role in the crash.
Troopers say the crash happened around 7:45 Wednesday night on Maxwell Road near Newson Road in Springvale Township.
They say the 9-year-old and mother were walking their bikes along the road when a Petoskey woman hit them.
The mom was taken to the hospital where she has since been released.
The 9-year-old died from his injuries in a Grand Rapids hospital.
It’s not clear how drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
State police have not said if anyone has been arrested.