UPDATE (2/4): The Broken Arrow child who was struck by a hit-and-run driver while sledding Thursday evening has died.

Broken Arrow Police Department officials said Friday morning that the 12-year-old boy died from his injuries.

The boy was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a white pickup in the 200 block of East Albany Street at around 5:20 p.m. Thursday.

He had been sledding downhill. He went too far and entered the East Albany Street roadway. The white pickup struck him, but the driver did not stop. He continued driving, leaving the area.

The truck that is believed to have struck a 12-year-old boy in Broken Arrow. Image from Broken Arrow Police Department.

The suspect’s truck, pictured above, is described as a 3/4-ton or 1-ton newer-model white pickup with dark windows and extended mirrors.

Officers are working to identify the driver of the truck. Anyone who has information on this case is asked to contact Officer M. Long at (918) 451-8200, ext. 8795, or by email at mlong@brokenarrowok.gov and reference case #22-0788. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Tulsa Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-9222.

Another child, also a 12-year-old boy, was also hit by a vehicle while sledding in Broken Arrow on Thursday. That incident happened in the 2700 block of West Pensacola Street at around 6:04 p.m.

That boy was dragged an unknown distance upon being hit, but suffered only minor injuries.

Original Story

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (KFOR) – Broken Arrow police are investigating two separate incidents in which a child was hit by a vehicle while sledding, and are trying to locate the hit-and-run driver from one of the incidents.

In the first incident, a 12-year-old boy was sledding in the 200 block of East Albany Street. The child slid too far on Albany’s north side, entered a street and was hit by a truck heading west on Albany at around 5:20 p.m., according to Broken Arrow police.

The truck did not stop after hitting the child, and instead continued heading west on Albany.

The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital. Sadly, he died from his injuries.

If you can identify the driver of the truck, call Tulsa CrimeStoppers at (918) 596-9222.

The truck that hit the boy is described as a 3/4-ton or 1-ton newer-model white pickup with dark windows and extended mirrors.

The truck that is believed to have struck a 12-year-old boy in Broken Arrow. The driver left the scene. Image from the Broken Arrow Police Department.

Officers are working to identify the driver of the truck. Anyone who has information on this case is asked to contact Officer M. Long at (918) 451-8200, ext. 8795, or by email at mlong@brokenarrowok.gov and reference case #22-0788. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Tulsa Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-9222.

Another 12-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle while sledding 44 minutes later.

That child was hit in the 2700 block of West Pensacola Street at around 6:04 p.m.

“The juvenile was dragged for an unknown distance before the vehicle was able to stop,” police said.

The juvenile was treated for minor injuries at a private hospital.

Information was not provided on whether the driver in the second incident remained at the scene.