The 15-year-old struck by a car Thursday in Fountain Valley while riding his bicycle died today, the Orange County Coroner’s office has confirmed.
Sean Severson of Westminster died at 11:50 a.m. today, just four days before his 16th birthday, according to a press release from the coroner’s.
The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Bushard Street and Rose Avenue, said Fountain Valley police Sgt. Steve DeSantis.
A Volvo sedan was southbound on Bushard Street when the bicyclist entered the street from the west curb line of Bushard north of Rose Avenue and the two collided, he said.
A preliminary investigation found that the crash was not drug- or alcohol-related, he said.
City News Service contributed to this report.