Police: 6-year-old boy dies after he was struck by truck while riding his bike in Waukesha

6-year-old boy dies after bicycle struck by pickup truck in Waukesha

WAUKESHA — A 6-year-old boy died after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike on Saturday night, July 14.

Numerous 911 phone calls came in reporting the crash near the intersection of Racine Avenue and Cheviot Chase around 9:30 p.m.

According to police, officials found a pickup truck that had struck a bicyclist.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injures and later died, despite life-saving efforts. The boy was with members of his immediate family at the time of the incident, police said.

6-year-old boy on bicycle struck, killed by vehicle

6-year-old boy on bicycle struck, killed by vehicle

Waukesha police are investigating. The driver of the pickup truck stayed on scene to speak with investigators.