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Teenage Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) - A 13-year-old boy died after being hit by a pickup truck in Loveland Friday night.

A Loveland man, 47-year-old Richard Roy Swanson, was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, careless driving, and DUI.

Richard Roy Swanson (arrested, 13yo Ped Killed, from LvlndPD)
Richard Roy Swanson (credit: Loveland Police Department)

The unidentified teen was struck in the 4000 block of N. Wilson Avenue at 9:32 p.m.

Sgt. David Murphy of the Loveland Police Department said investigators are still trying to determine precisely where the teenage pedestrian was located when he was hit the 2005 Ford F-150. It is unknown, he said, if the teenager was crossing the street or walking on the sidewalk.

The teenager died at the hospital from his injuries.

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