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15 Year Old Hit And Killed Near Frisco School

Landon Bourque was stuck by a vehicle and killed less than a mile away from his school in Frisco. Wednesday was the district’s first day of school.

FRISCO, Texas – A 15-year-old was struck by a vehicle and killed in front of a school in Frisco early Wednesday morning.

Heritage High School 10th grader Landon Bourque was riding his bicycle on the first day of school around 5 a.m., possibly on the way to an early morning workout or football practice.

“I noticed there was a white truck coming pretty fast, they all do,” said a witness who talked to FOX 4, but who asked to stay anonymous.

Witness describes accident outside Frisco middle school
A witness who asked to remain anonymous describes the crash that killed a 15-year-old near Roach Middle School on Wednesday morning.

Bourque never made it to practice.

He was struck and killed by a vehicle traveling on Independence Parkway, in front of Roach Middle School and less than a mile from his school.

Police said Landon was crossing at the intersection with George Washington Drive, but did not indicate who had the right of way.

“When I was already leaving, going south about 100 feet, I heard a loud bang,” said the witness.

“There were several folks from the neighborhood out here with kids that walk to school very, very upset, crying and just feeling terrible for the family,” said Christine Jefferis.

In a letter to parents obtained by FOX 4 the teen was identified as Landon Bourque, a 10th grade student at Frisco Heritage High School, which is right around the corner from Roach Middle School.

Jefferis said her husband was leaving for work when it happened and arrived at the intersection just after the impact.

“He was really shaken up to see what happened and was kind of one of the first folks seeing it and waited for the officer to arrive. Somebody was giving CPR to the young man on the street, but apparently he didn’t make it which was very sad,” she said.

Jefferis says her husband used his vehicle and flashing hazard lights to block traffic until first responders arrived.

Police said the driver remained at the scene and rendered aid to Bourque.

Heritage High School 10th grader Landon Bourque was riding his bicycle on the first day of school around 5 a.m., possibly on the way to an early morning workout or football practice.

McKinney police are investigating the incident and thus far have not issued any charges. The scene was cleared just after 9:30 a.m.

The department did not release information on who was responsible, if speed may have been a factor, or any additional information it has learned as part of its investigation.

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