A Salt Lake boy was killed Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a car as he ran across a street in Kearns.

Killed in the accident:Tylan Reyes, 4, 756 S. Green St. (640 East).

Reyes was running north across 5780 South near 4200 West about 4:10 p.m. when he was struck by a westbound car driven by Joseph Poulsen, 28, 4198 W. 5655 South.

Reyes, who was thrown about 25 feet, was pronounced dead on arrival at Primary Children's Medical Center, said Salt Lake County Sheriff's Cpl. Larry Marx.

The boy was not in a crosswalk, Marx said. The accident is pending a review by the county attorney's office.