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UPDATE: Sheboygan Police identify child killed while riding bicycle

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THURSDAY 10/10/19 4:55 p.m.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) — Sheboygan Police have identified the child killed in an accident with a city garbage truck Wednesday.

Officials say 9-year-old Roman Martin was riding his bicycle around 10:27 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Wisconsin State Patrol continues the investigation.

Sheboygan Police give update on accident between child on bicycle and garbage truck

WEDNESDAY 10/9/19 3:08 p.m.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) — Sheboygan Police say Wisconsin State Patrol will conduct the investigation an accident Wednesday morning that resulted in the death of a 9-year-old.

The child was reportedly riding a bicycle and was killed in an incident with a city garbage truck.

Officials say the child was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the garbage truck is a 35-year-old man who has worked for the city for about two years. Another employee, a 55-year-old man who has worked for the city for about 20 years, was conducting garbage collection at the rear of the truck.

Sheboygan Police say that because a city vehicle was involved, State Patrol will conduct the investigation.

Sheboygan: Child riding bicycle dies after accident with city garbage truck

WEDNESDAY 10/9/19 1:15 p.m.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) — A child on a bicycle has died in the Sheboygan after an accident with a city garbage truck.

According to Sheboygan Police, a report of an injury accident arrived around 10:27 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police say the child died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.

Wisconsin State Patrol has been contacted to conduct the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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