10 year old boy killed by bus on Disney property - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

10 year old boy killed by bus on Disney property

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 10 year old boy has been hit and killed by a bus on Walt Disney World property in Florida.

Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes said the boy was hit near the Fort Wilderness resort while riding his bicycle Thursday. He was with an 11 year-old friend, who was not hurt.

The boy's name was not immediately released. Bo Jones of the Reedy Creek Fire Department says 17 to 20 people were on the bus, which was operated by Disney. He said no bus passengers were hurt.

Disney spokeswoman Andrea Finger says in a statement that the company is helping the boy's family, but she did not provide additional information about the accident.

 

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