Driver who hit, killed teen will not face charges, say police

A 15-year-old boy was hit, killed while crossing Medina Base Road on Monday, May 14, 2018. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

UPDATE: The Southwest Independent School District confirms Brandon Garcia is a student at Southwest High School. He died late Monday night when he was struck by an SUV along Medina Base Road. See previous story below...

A 17-year-old boy was killed when he was hit by an SUV on the Southwest Side on Monday night.

According to police, Brandon Garcia was crossing Medina Base Road when he decided to turn around and cross back. A white Jeep Cherokee hit him and dragged him several feet.

Garcia was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.

The driver of the SUV stopped and will not be facing charges, said investigators.

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