10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Truck Hits Him While Riding Bike

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Truck Hits Him While Riding Bike

July 22, 2014 Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 2:01 PM EST

WINONA LAKE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The Marion County Coroner has confirmed that 10-year-old Kurt Engler has died after he was hit by a truck while riding his bike.

The incident happened Monday night around 9:30 when the boy failed to stop at a stop sign and went into an intersection where a truck slammed into him. He was taken to Riley Hospital For Children where he was later taken off life support.

Police believe that drugs and alcohol did not play a factor in the incident.

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