Child struck, killed by car outside St. Francis deSales School

COVENTRY TOWNSHIP - A child was struck and killed by a car outside St. Francis deSales School Monday morning.

According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, a 5-year-old boy from Green was struck in the school drop-off zone around 8:23 a.m. 

The mother of the boy was dropping off the 5-year-old at school when he ran in front of the vehicle, according to deputies on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. Authorities say speed, alcohol and drug use do not appear to have been factors in the crash.

Deputies said no charges are expected. 

 

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