Police: 6-year-old boy dies after he was struck by truck while riding his bike 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.
Waukesha police are investigating. The driver of the pickup truck stayed on scene to speak with investigators.