Rhinebeck, NY (June 11, 2020) – According to New York State Troopers, an 8-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a pickup truck in the town of Rhinebeck. The incident happened along Cove Road at around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, June 10th.
Troopers stated that the child was riding a dirt bike along the side of the roadway when he was hit by a Toyota Tundra. First responders were dispatched to the scene and the child was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center with major injuries.
The exact condition of the victim has not been released. At this time, the events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
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