14-year-old killed in hit-and-run while riding mini-bike

Luis Patino was killed in a hit-and-run crash. (Provided by family)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Metro police are investigating a crash that killed one person Wednesday night.

It happened in the 2200 block of Coil Street, which is just west of Michigan Road on the northwest side.

Police said 14-year-old Luis Patino was riding a motorized mini-bike when he was struck from behind by an eastbound car.

Medics pronounced Patino dead at the scene.

Metro police are searching for the driver of the car, who they say fled from the vehicle after the collision.

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