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Boy, 4, killed by semi-truck while riding bike

A four-year-old boy is dead after the bike he was riding ran into traffic on a busy Northwest suburban road.

Sheriff’s police say the boy was on a bike that rolled down a driveway and onto Oakton Street between Elk Grove Village and Mount Prospect at about 1:30 p.m. Monday.

The bike was hit by the rear axle of a semi-trailer truck.

The boy was pronounced dead on the scene.

His identity has not been released.

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