5 NEWS UPDATE: No Charges Filed in Death of 12-Year-Old Boy
Written by Alex Wiederspiel
Last updated on September 05, 2014 @ 4:45PM
Created on September 05, 2014 @ 1:09PM
UPDATE: Friday, September 5, 2:00 p.m.
No charges will be filed against Hunter Montero in the death of 12-year-old Marlowe Stewart.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department has concluded it's investigation in the accident. Stewart was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident on Tuesday near the intersection of Grafton Road and Goshen Road in Morgantown.
UPDATE: Wednesday, September 3, 6:00 p.m.
12-year-old Marlowe Stewart is the son of WVU Associate Vice President for International Student Affairs and Global Services. The University released the following statement through President Gordon Gee.
"The University family is heartbroken over the Stewart families' loss of their dear son, Marlowe. The Stewarts are a large, loving family -- known by many cross our campus, state, and internationally because of their work -- and it is just unimaginable to think of the grief they are experiencing. We are keeping them in our constant prayers."
UPDATE: Wednesday, September 3, 2:15 p.m.
Police have identified the boy killed in a fatal accident in Morgantown, Tuesday.
Marlowe Stewart, from Morgantown, was hit by a car apparently driven by 20-year-old Hunter Montero, also of Morgantown.
Deputies said the investigation continues. No word on if any charges are pending.
ORIGINAL: Tuesday, September 2
According to a press release from the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, one person is dead after being hit by a car early Tuesday morning on Grafton Road near the intersection of Goshen Road.
The Sheriff's Department is investigating, but say a Ford Explorer was travelling South on Grafton Road around 6:40 a.m., and hit a 12-year-old boy.
The boy was pronounced dead on scene.
Anyone with information regarding this accident are asked to call Deputy Craig Ruscello or Captain Mark Ralston at 304-291-7260.
Stay with 5 News for the latest developments.
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