15-year-old struck, killed by vehicle on highway in Bedford

The Bedford Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred over the weekend along lanes of Highway 183.

On Saturday night, Bedford Police and Fire/EMS responded to a major accident in the 3000 block of State Highway 183 toll lanes near Forest Ridge Drive for a person struck by a vehicle. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a juvenile victim who had been struck by a vehicle.

Officers began administering life-saving measures until Bedford paramedics arrived at the scene. EMS transported him to Texas Health HEB hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as a 15-year-old male from Bedford.

The driver who struck him remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Bedford police say.

The crash remains under investigation.