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Elderly Driver Hits, Kills 12-Year-Old in Camarillo

CAMARILLO (KTLA) — An elderly driver struck and killed a 12-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle in Camarillo on Sunday afternoon.

The boy was riding without a helmet along the west side of Carmen Drive in Camarillo with two other bicyclists around 5:10 p.m. when he tried to cross the street, the Camarillo Police Department said.

Carolyn Skinner, 79, struck the boy with her 2000 Toyota Avalon, giving him life-threatening injuries.

The boy was transported to Los Robles Regional Medical Center, where he later died, authorities said.

The Camarillo Traffic Bureau is investigating the accident.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Camarillo Police at 805-388-5100.

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