One boy killed, another injured in Westlake Village crash

site of accident
(Los Angeles Times)

One boy was killed and another injured Tuesday night after being struck by a car in Westlake Village, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

At 7:10 p.m., a motorist hit the two boys, who were pedestrians, near the intersection of Triunfo Canyon Road and Saddle Mountain Drive, the Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. One of the boys was pronounced dead at the scene; the other was taken to a local hospital. His condition was unclear Tuesday night.

The Sheriff’s Department said a “person of interest” had been detained.