Boy, 12, hit and killed while riding scooter he got for Christmas

A 12-year-old was killed when he was struck by a car while riding a motorized scooter he got for Christmas

A 12-year-old boy was killed Friday when he was struck by a car while riding a motorized scooter in San Antonio Heights, according to authorities.

The boy was hit about 11:50 a.m. on East 24th Street near North Campus Avenue, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Family members told NBC4 the boy received the scooter as a Christmas gift.

The driver remained on the scene. The incident is still under investigation, but the driver was not arrested, officials said.

The boy, who according to family was wearing a helmet, was airlifted to a hospital, officials said.

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