MABTON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says a 3-year-old boy was struck and killed Saturday night after he ran in front of an SUV in the eastern Washington city of Mabton.
Julian Vargas-Lua, of Mabton, died at Sunnyside Community Hospital.
Authorities say the boy ran into the street where an SUV driven by 19-year-old Juan Quintero, of Mabton, struck him.
The patrol is investigating.
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