THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A 7-year-old boy was killed while crossing a highway to get on a school bus, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Authorities say the incident happened Thursday morning south of Thief River Falls, when the child was trying to cross Highway 59 to get to his school bus.

The Minnesota State Patrol identifies the young victim as Anthony Fellman of Smiley Township, a second grader at Challenger Elementary in Thief River Falls.

The driver of the minivan that struck Fellman is a 69-year-old woman from Plummer. There is no indication she will be charged in the incident.