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Man, 20, Arrested After 14-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit, Killed in Fort Bend County

(KATY) – A 20-year-old man has been arrested after hitting and killing a 14-year-old boy riding his bicycle in a crosswalk in Katy.

Devin Delvalle

On Sept. 28, 2023, at approximately 6:46 a.m., the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding an accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian in the 6000 block of Mason Road in Katy.

Upon arrival, deputies learned a 14-year-old male was riding his bicycle in a crosswalk when he was fatally struck by a vehicle being driven by Devin Delvalle. Delvalle remained at the scene, fully cooperative with deputies and investigators.

After further investigation, Delvalle was booked into the Fort Bend County Jail and charged with Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pedestrian or Other Vulnerable Road User Within Area Of Crosswalk. His bond is currently pending.

This incident remains an ongoing investigation.

"This is a very sad and tragic incident on both sides, for the driver, and especially for the victim's family," said Sheriff Eric Fagan. "Drivers need to slow down and pay attention, and that's extremely important in areas that are heavily traveled by children."


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