Teen killed at bicycling fundraiser identified

ARLINGTON — A young man who died during a bicycling fundraiser that was going through Arlington on Sunday has been identified as Xavier Pelletier, 16, of Victoria, B.C.

Pelletier was struck by a car about 9:20 a.m. near the intersection of Smokey Point Boulevard and 204th Street NE.

He was taking part in the Ride to Conquer Cancer.

Arlington police are investigating.

The driver, a 50-year-old local woman, was traveling under the speed limit, but was unable to stop in time, officials said. She is cooperating with authorities.

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