- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been killed and her teenage son hurt after being struck by a car while trying to cross a Detroit-area street.

Sterling Heights Police Lt. David Smith says a 47-year-old woman was pushing her 15-year-old son Monday evening in Sterling Heights when a red Cadillac struck them and drove away. The boy was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover.

Smith says a 22-year-old man who lives in the suburb has been arrested in connection with the case and the car was recovered in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park.


This story has been corrected based on new information from police that the mother was pushing her son in a wheelchair.

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