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13-year-old boy dead after being struck by vehicle while riding his bike in Orléans

Ottawa police are investigating after a teenage boy died when he was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday evening.
Ottawa police are investigating after a teenage boy died when he was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday evening. Beatrice Britneff / Global News

Ottawa police say they are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was killed following a collision with a car while riding his bike.

According to Ottawa police, the collision occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Orléans on Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard near the on-ramp to Highway 174.

Police say the boy succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

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The boy has not yet been identified by police, and no arrests have been made.

Roads in the area were closed while police investigated but have since reopened.

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Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have any information to call the collision investigation unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481.

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