Teen dies after dirt bike struck by pickup truck - WNEM TV 5

Teen dies after dirt bike struck by pickup truck

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SANILAC COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A 19-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck while he was riding his dirt bike.

The Lexington teen was driving a Kawasaki dirt bike on St. Clair Road in Sanilac County at the time of the accident, which occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday.

A 55-year-old Deckerville man was driving a pickup truck eastbound on Galbraith Line Road when he turned onto St. Clair Road. That is when the pickup truck hit the dirt bike, police said.

The 19-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 55-year-old was not injured, but was arrested on charges related to the incident.

The accident remains under investigation.

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