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KHQ Talks To Parents Of Boy Hit By Truck In NE Spokane

UPDATE: We're Thankful he is alive." The parents of a 12-year-old boy struck by a pickup while crossing the street early Monday morning spoke to KHQ on Tuesday about the accident. Kathy Ostboe and Corey Basden, parents Jayden Basden, say Jayden is doing well although in the ICU at Sacred Heart Medical Center. The parents say among broken bones, cuts and a damaged lung Jayden is in good spirits and will make a full recovery.

Jayden's parents say they don't hold anything against the 24-year-old driver who allegedly hit Jayden. Spokane Police say Brandon Maganes was driving with a suspended licenses.

Police found drugs and firearms in his pickup. Since he is a convicted felon it's illegal to possess a gun. Jayden's parents say "we are thankful he stayed at the scene, he could have easily of ran off. Maybe this is a chance for him to get his life back on track." Jayden is a 6th grade student and Stevens Elementary. His parents say he is also a crossing guard for the school. He was not on duty when he was hit.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now 12-Year Old Jayden Basten is recovering at Sacred Heart Medical Center from injuries suffered when he was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Mission and Magnolia on Monday morning. Jayden's parents spoke with KHQ's Dylan Wohlenhaus as they waited outside the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. 

The child, a student at Stevens Elementary School, was thrown more than sixty feet. He suffers from several broken ribs and internal injuries.

Dylan Wohlenhaus told KHQ's Dave Cotton on NewsBreak that Jayden is expected to make a full recovery, according to his parents.

Police say Brandon Maganas, a convicted felon, was driving in his pickup when he hit the boy who was on his way to serving as a crossing guard at Stevens Elementary. Maganas was then arrested on drug charges after a witness saw him throw a stash of drugs under a nearby parked car.

 

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