Child hit by tractor trailer identified

June 30, 2009 7:49:08 AM PDT
A 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a tractor trailer at the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Cottage Street in Philadelphia's Mayfair section. It happened around 4:20 p.m. Monday.

Police say 12-year-old Albert Talley was caught under the right rear tire of the tractor trailer - crushing him.

The boy was transported to Aria Health's Torresdale Campus in extremely critical condition, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the truck stopped at the scene. Police say he had the right of way and will not face charges.

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