13-year-old boy struck and killed by truck in Brooklyn; driver charged: police

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A 13-year-old boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike in Brooklyn on Friday, police said.

Kevin Flores was riding his bike on Lewis Avenue in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood around 5:28 p.m. when a 2000 Mack oil truck traveling north on Lewis Avenue hit him as it was turning right onto Jefferson Avenue, according to police.

13-year-old Kevin Flores was riding his bike when he was struck and killed in Brooklyn.

Cops said Flores suffered severe head trauma and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The truck driver, 28-year-old Philip Monfoletto,  was taken into custody and charged with aggravated unlicensed operating.

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support Flores' family with funeral and personal expenses.