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12-Year-Old Hit By Vehicle Died at Hospital

The child struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon died at the hospital, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

On Friday members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to County Route 15 near Van Auken Road in the town of Boylston for a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist.

The investigation revealed a 12-year-old boy was struck by a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck while riding his bicycle westerly on CR 15. The child was transported to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse where he was later pronounced dead, the Sheriff’s Office said today (July 25).

Ronald Blair, 71, of Kirkville, NY, was the operator and sole occupant of the pickup truck.

He was not injured.

No charges have been filed.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.