Waukesha boy riding bicycle struck, killed by pickup truck

Waukesha - A 6-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle, according to the Waukesha Police Department.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of E. Racine Ave. and Cheviot Chase. Police say first responders quickly arrived on the scene and took the 6-year-old to Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

"It is with our deepest sympathy to inform you that even with advanced medical intervention by emergency responders and hospital personnel the 6-year-old bicyclist passed away at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. The boy was with members of his immediate family at the time of the incident," police said in a news release Sunday.

The pickup truck's driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with police. The name of the victim is not being released at this time, pending notification of family members.

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