A 10-year-old child riding his bicycle was hit by a car and died later Monday night, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in a news release.
The incident occurred at 9:24 p.m. at Greenwell Street and Satinwood Drive, Hicks said.
Kyre Wilson of East Monarch Avenue was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
According to reports, Wilson was riding his bicycle in the street when he allegedly crossed the path of an oncoming car.
The driver stopped and called 911, Hicks said.
The incident is still under investigation.