Around 5:30 pm this afternoon, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to South Lake Road in Scottsburg for the report of a juvenile pedestrian being struck by a vehicle near Scottsburg Lake.
During the investigation, officers discovered a 10-year-old male juvenile victim was allegedly struck by a 2007 Ford Taurus being driven by a 17-year-old juvenile.
The victim was transported to the Scott Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The driver of the vehicle was not hurt by the crash.
The Indiana State Police are conducting a crash reconstruction of the scene.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Scottsburg City Police Department, the Indiana State Police, the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, The Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, and Scott County EMS.
The investigation is continuing. No further information is available for release at this time.