Boy dies in bicycle accident

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Associated Press

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Updated Thursday, May 8 at 2:08 PM

JENKINS, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky child has died in a bicycle accident.

The Letcher County Coroner told WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/1j6vVVk) that the 8-year-old boy died Wednesday night after the accident occurred in Jenkins.

Officers say the accident happened on a street, but no other details were immediately available.

The child, whose name hasn't been released, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police told the station that it's unclear whether the boy was wearing a helmet.

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Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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