9-year-old boy dies after being hit by SUV while riding his bike

A 9-year-old boy died after he was hit by a black Chevy Silverado Monday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The boy was hit at the intersection of Nodosa Drive and Webber Street in Sarasota Springs, according to FHP. The SUV pulled out of Nodosa Drive heading west and hit the boy in the bike lane next to the sidewalk, FHP said. The truck dragged the boy about 15 feet, the spokesperson said. The boy's sister was on another bicycle in front of him. The girl was not injured. The boy was transported to a hospital, where he later died.
Published: 12:30 PM EDT May 20, 2019
Updated: 12:29 PM EDT May 20, 2019