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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A 15-year-old boy was struck and killed by a truck as he tried to cross a dark stretch of road in north Harris County on Monday night, deputies said.

It was just after 10:30 p.m. when Harris County Pct. 4 deputies were called to the 21700 block of Aldine Westfield near Mesquite Ridge.

Deputies said the accident happened as a group of teenagers crossed the road. Apparently two boys were struck. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies said the driver who struck them stopped to talk with officials.

No charges were immediately filed in the case.

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