12-year-old boy dies after hit by utility truck on way to school in West Valley City

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12-year-old Ashton Roach

12-year-old Ashton Roach

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The 12-year-old boy who was hit by a utility truck while walking to school in West Valley City has died.

The family of Ashton Roach told Fox 13 he passed away Tuesday morning after being in a medically induced coma since Friday.

The boy suffered a severe skull fracture, a fractured pelvis, leg, arm and eye socket when he was hit near 3100 S. and 6800 W.

Police said the boy was not in the cross walk when the accident happened back on Oct. 23.

His family has set up a GoFundMe account to cover his medical expenses.

Check back with Fox 13 for the latest updates.


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