Boy Dies in Bicycle Accident

By Associated Press | 

JENKINS, Ky. (AP) -- An eastern Kentucky child has died in a bicycle accident.

The Letcher County Coroner told WYMT-TV that the 8-year-old boy died Wednesday night after the accident occurred in Jenkins.

Officers say the accident happened on a street, but no other details were immediately available.

The child, whose name hasn't been released, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police told the station that it's unclear whether the boy was wearing a helmet.

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