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Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being hit by a truck while riding his bike in western Michigan.

The Kent County sheriff's office says the boy was riding his bike with his father on a bike path in Cascade Township on Thursday evening when they came to an intersection. The boy waited to cross and then tried to cross the roadway. He was struck by a truck that was making a turn.

The boy's name wasn't immediately released. The sheriff's office says his father wasn't injured.

The sheriff's office says the truck driver remained at the scene near Grand Rapids and was cooperative. The crash is under investigation.

The Kent County sheriff's office says the boy was riding his bike with his father on a bike path in Cascade Township on Thursday evening when they came to an intersection. The boy waited to cross and then tried to cross the roadway. He was struck by a truck that was making a turn.

The boy's name wasn't immediately released. The sheriff's office says his father wasn't injured.

The sheriff's office says the truck driver remained at the scene near Grand Rapids and was cooperative. The crash is under investigation.

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