Medical examiner releases cause of death for 8-year-old struck by dump truck
An 8-year-old boy killed by a dump truck Thursday in Pittsburgh’s Spring Garden neighborhood died of blunt force trauma to the head and trunk, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Saturday.
Jayden Montegomery was riding his bike on Spring Garden Avenue near Spring Garden Elementary School just before 2 p.m. when he was struck .
The driver of the truck, whom police did not identify, stopped and remained at the scene after the incident. The medical examiner’s office ruled the death accidental.
Pittsburgh police haven’t said whether the driver will be cited for the incident. A police spokeswoman couldn’t be reached for comment.
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