12-year-old dies after being hit by car in Rock Hill, police say

The incident happened at the intersection of Celanese Road and Riverview Road.
A 12-year-old has died after they were hit by a car in Rock Hill on Thursday evening.
A 12-year-old has died after they were hit by a car in Rock Hill on Thursday evening.(MGN ONLINE)
Published: Jan. 7, 2023 at 5:26 PM EST
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ROCK HILL, N.C. (WBTV) - A 12-year-old has passed away after being hit by a car in Rock Hill earlier this week.

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, the juvenile was hit around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday night at the intersection of Celanese Road and Riverview Road.

The victim was identified as Isaiah Domenech.

Police responding to the scene found the victim with life-threatening injuries and took them to Piedmont Medical Center, before they were later airlifted to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte.

Officers were able to locate the vehicle that hit the juvenile, a 2013 Chevrolet Cruz.

The driver spoke with police and did not show any signs of impairment.

Investigators determined that the juvenile had been attempting to cross Celanese Road outside of the crosswalk before they were struck by the vehicle, which was traveling north.

The Rock Hill Police Department’s Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team and Forensic Services Unit responded to the incident.

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