Boy Dies After Being Hit By Truck

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Credit: Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department

Boy Dies After Being Hit By Truck

June 18, 2014 Updated Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 PM EST

SILVER LAKE, Ind. (21Alive) - A 4-year-old Kosciusko County boy died Wednesday after being hit by a flatbed truck.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department says that Logan Heeter of Claypool was crossing SR15 in front of Sand's Mini Mart near Silver Lake when the southbound truck hit the boy.

Logan was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the truck driver attempted to brake and swerved, but could not avoid the boy.

A portion of SR15 was closed Wednesday afternoon during the investigation.

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