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6 Year Old Boy Dies After Being Run Over On South Side Of Chicago

A 6 year old boy died Friday afternoon after being run over by a pickup truck. At the time of the accident the boy was riding his bicycle on Chicago’s South Side.

Details concerning the accident are limited at this time. According to Chicago Police, the bicycling accident happened around 2:20 p.m. in an alley near the 8800 block of S. Buffalo.

The pickup truck was backing up when it hit and ran over the boy.

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago where he was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation by Chicago Police Major Accidents Unit.

Additional details can be seen in the August 12 NBC5 story titled “6-Year-Old Dies After Being Run Over.”