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Child killed while riding bicycle

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: Jun 03 2014 10:36:14 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 03 2014 09:14:29 PM CDT
POUND, Va. -

A child is dead after being hit by a truck while riding his bicycle Tuesday morning.

The Pound Virginia police chief tells us the 11-year was hit by a pick up on Business Route 23 just after 7:30 Tuesday morning.

The boy was flown to Holston Valley Medical Center and pronounced dead.

He has not been identified.

Police say they are working with wise county school system staff and the staff at J.W. Adams Combined School.

Accident reconstruction teams are working to piece together exactly how the accident happened.