Yakima Teen is Hit by a Police Vehicle Yesterday

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A Yakima teen is recovering after being hit by a Police Department vehicle.

According to witnesses, the boy was attempting to cross North 6th at Jerome Avenue yesterday when he was struck by Sergeant Mike Henne. Witnesses say the teen ran directly into the path of the vehicle. Sergeant Henne immediately stopped and performed first aid.

The boy was taken to a hospital for treatment. The Police Department continues to investigate.