PIX11 NOW: Get PIX11 News and weather on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire and Amazon Alexa

11-year-old boy fatally struck by bus in Jersey City

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — An 11-year-old boy was fatally struck by a bus in Jersey City on Friday morning, officials said.

George Gonzalez was with his mother near the intersection of John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Neptune Avenue just after 8 a.m. when he was hit. He was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center in “very, very critical condition,” but did not survive, a spokesman for the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office said.

It is not yet clear what caused the crash, officials said. His mother was not injured.

The bus was a commuter bus, but it was not immediately clear what company runs the bus.

Jersey City Medical Center sent grief counselors to Gonzalez’ school, Beloved Community Charter School, according to a hospital spokesman.