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Bicyclist, 12, killed in Newark crash

NEWARK, OH (WCMH) -- A 12-year-old bicyclist was killed in a crash in Newark Friday evening.

It happened around 5:49pm along the 900 block of North 21st Street. According to Newark police, 12-year-old Timothy Sanders was riding a bike east across the street when he was struck by two northbound cars.

According to police, the crash was not in the area of a crosswalk or intersection.

Sanders was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Police said alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.


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