SAGAPONACK, N.Y. (PIX11) – A child was fatally struck by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle on Long Island Thursday, authorities said.
The collision happened in Sagaponack on Town Line Road around 5:30 p.m. The 11-year-old boy was riding his bicycle when the 42-year-old driver of a 2022 Ford Ranger backed up from a work site and hit the child, according to a news release from the Southampton Town Police Department.
The boy was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
The man driving the pickup truck remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.