NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA.com) — An 8-year-old boy riding a bicycle was fatally injured in a collision with a garbage truck Wednesday afternoon in Newport Beach.
The boy was struck about 1:30 p.m. on 15th Street between Irvine and Fullerton avenues near Newport Heights Elementary School, as he was biking home from the school.READ MORE: Kings Lose To Flames 3-2, Markstrom Makes 40 Saves
One mother said the stretch of road is notoriously dangerous for kids, with many speeding drivers.
The boy’s name was withheld pending family notification.READ MORE: Statements From Los Angeles Community College District and California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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