CHICAGO — A 9-year-old boy was struck and killed while he was on his bicycle in the West Ridge neighborhood.
Around 8 p.m. Wednesday, authorities responded to the 7300 block of North Sacramento Avenue on the report of a bicyclist struck.
Police said the boy, identified as Hershell Weinberger, was riding on the sidewalk when he was struck by a Toyota Tundra. It appears the truck dragged the bike before it came to a stop. Neighbors rushed to help the boy.
The 9-year-old was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A 48-year-old man who was driving the Toyota is cooperating. No charges have been filed.
Chicago police are investigating.
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