A boy is dead after being hit while riding his bike in southern Alberta yesterday.
Police say the 10-year-old was riding his bike north on Range Road 174, just south of Barwell, when he was hit by a northbound vehicle around 4:40 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
The boy was taken to a local hospital by ground ambulance, before being flown to a Calgary Hospital by STARS. In Calgary he died from his injuries.
STAR-1 (Calgary) has been dispatched for a scene call emergency in the Lethbridge, AB area.
— STARS Ambulance (@STARSambulance) August 27, 2016
While police are still investigating the collision, they say charges are not pending against the driver. The identity of the boy will not be released and no one in the vehicle was hurt.
Barwell is 43 kilometres east of Lethbridge. (kb)