Cobb County

15-year-old Cobb student dies days after being hit by car on his way to school

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A 15-year-old boy hit by a car on his way to school last month has died.

The accident happened around 8:42 a.m. on March 20 at Clay Road just east of Austell Road. Cobb County police said a driver was crossing Austell Road at a green light when the teen stepped into the car’s path.

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The driver hit the student, who was sent into the westbound lane of Clay Road. Paramedics rushed the 15-year-old to the hospital.

On Tuesday, Cobb County police confirmed that the boy died from his injuries on March 29. The student’s name has not been released.

Channel 2 Action News reached out to Cobb County Schools to confirm if families at the student’s school have been notified.


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