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UPDATE: Boy in critical condition after accident succumbs to injuries

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KILLEEN - UPDATE: The 8-year-old boy who was hit by a truck while riding his bike in Killeen, has died from his injuries.

Justice of the Peace Don Engleking pronounced the boy dead at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Scott & White Children's Hospital. The boy's name will not be released, as requested by the family.



An 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck while riding his bicycle in Killeen Monday evening.

Officers responded to a crash in the 4200 block of Cessnock Dr. in Killeen, just after 6 p.m. on Monday, May 19. Witnesses told responding officers that the boy was riding his bicycle south on Nessy Dr., on the eastside of the road, and didn't stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Nessy Dr. and Cessnock Dr.

The child continued riding his bike into oncoming traffic on Cessnock Dr. The driver of a black, Ford pickup tried to stop, but was unable to stop before hitting the boy.

The child was rushed to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition and then airlifted to the Scott and White Children's Hospital, where he remains in critical condition. The Killeen Police Department is investigating the crash.
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