[symple_googlemap title=”Fatal accident” location=”Roosevelt and Bay Tree, Irvine, CA” height=”300″ zoom=”15″]A 9-year-old boy was struck by a van Friday afternoon in Irvine and died at a hospital about a half-hour later.

The collision happened shortly after 3 p.m. as the boy was riding his bicycle at Roosevelt and Bay Tree, according to Farrah Emami of the Irvine Police Department.

A 57-year-old man behind the wheel of the van remained at the scene.

The name of the boy, who died at an area hospital about 3:35 p.m., was not immediately released.

Police were working to determine the cause of the collision. Anyone with information was asked to call Sgt. Matt August at (949) 724-7023.

— City News Service

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