MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says that a teen has died after being struck by a truck while he was riding on a dirt bike Saturday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. on the 2700 block of 172nd Avenue Northwest in Andover.READ MORE: St. Paul Restaurant J. Selby's Closes Dining Room, Citing Rising COVID Case Counts
Investigators say that a Ford F350 truck and the boy on the bike crashed head-on.READ MORE: Gregory Ulrich, Charged In Buffalo Clinic Shooting, Set To Make Another Court Appearance
Lifesaving efforts were performed on the scene before the victim was taken to Hennepin Healthcare, where he later died. The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Bryce Greggory Peterson of Andover.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Chisago County Deputy Hauls Flaming Car Away From Home
The driver of the truck, an 18-year-old East Bethel man, was not injured. The crash remains under investigation by the county sheriff’s office as well as the Minnesota State Patrol.