Palm Bay, FL – According to Palm Bay Police, a crash taking place on Wednesday leaves a fourth-grade student who was riding his bike home dead after a vehicle struck him.
The collision occurred near Eldron Boulevard north of Bayside Lakes Boulevard at around 2 p.m. The boy was taken to Palm Bay Hospital but later succumbed to his injuries a little after 5 p.m.
The school, Odyssey Charter School, had an early release at 1:30 p.m.
The identity of the driver and boy have not been released.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.