16-Year-Old Cyclist Hit and Killed by Pickup Truck in Ipswich

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A pickup truck hit and killed a teen cyclist Friday in Ipswich, Massachusetts, police said.

A patrol officer with the Ipswich Police Department witnessed the crash shortly after 6 p.m. on Route 1A, authorities said. The officer began giving first aid to the 16-year-old male from Ipswich.

He was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, where he later died, police said.

The driver of the Ford pickup truck involved in the crash, a 61-year-old man from Manchester-by-the-Sea, stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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