9-year-old bicyclist struck and killed on Icicle Road in Leavenworth


LEAVENWORTH- A 9-year-old female was struck and killed by a passing vehicle while riding her bicycle on Icicle Road in Leavenworth around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett issued a press release today, saying a Chelan County Deputy was responding to a non-emergent call for service and witnessed the collision at the intersection of Prowell Street and Icicle Road.

According to Burnett, the deputy saw the passing vehicle strike the 9-year-old female and immediately requested medical aid and additional deputies.

The deputy began life-saving measures until responding medical aid units arrived, but attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful. Officials closed Icicle Road from 6:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. last night.

An investigation was conducted last night and will continue today with the assistance of the Washington State Patrol. The driver of the vehicle did not show any signs of impairment.