13-year-old boy struck by car on north side

MILWAUKEE -- Brown Deer police and North Shore Fire officials responded after a 13-year-old male from Milwaukee was struck by a vehicle Tuesday on North 60th Street, at West Fairlane Avenue. Officials say the striking vehicle did stop, and remained on the scene.

Police say the driver, a 74-year-old woman from Milaukee was driving her 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe southbound on North 60th Street, and the boy was walking westbound in the crosswalk from West Fairlane Avenue, crossing North 60th Street.

Police say the driver struck the pedestrian in the crosswalk, and the boy was transported by ambulance to the hospital, but is expected to survive his injuries. The boy's parents were notified and responded to the scene.

Officials say there was no damage to the striking vehicle and the driver was not injured. The driver was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and was released from the scene.