Child hospitalized after struck by city truck in East Cleveland

Child hospitalized after struck by city truck in East Cleveland
Police say the accident happened by Hayden and Fourth in East Cleveland. (Source: WOIO)
Police say the accident happened by Hayden and Fourth in East Cleveland. (Source: WOIO)

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Authorities are investigating after a child was struck at the intersection of Hayden and Fourth avenues in East Cleveland around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was called to assist in the investigation.

Family members tell 19 Action News that 9-year-old Devion Lesure was running from another child and ran into the street when he was hit by a city service truck.

East Cleveland Police say the driver stayed at the scene.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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