Benjamin Dennis Hit and Killed by Vehicle in San Leon
SAN LEON, TX (September 26, 2023) – 9-year-old Benjamin Dennis was removed from life support Thursday night after being hit by a truck outside on the street in front of his home on September 14.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident happened at FM 517 Road around 7:30 PM. Dennis and his 6-year-old sister Savannah were preparing to go on a bike ride with an adult. Based on a report, Dennis was riding his bike onto 22nd Street prior to the crash.
At the same time, a truck was turning left from FM 517 Road. Due to unknown reasons, the vehicle struck the boy.
As a result, the boy suffered grave injuries in the incident. Emergency crews took him to the hospital, where the doctors told his family he was brain-dead.
The boy’s family then took him off life support and donated his organs.
The driver remained on the scene of the crash. However, the child’s family says their surveillance video indicates the man did not stop before turning.
As of now, the case remains under investigation. In addition, no other details are available.
We would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Benjamin Dennis.
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