Update: 11-year-old riding bike killed by truck in Blair identified


BLAIR, Neb. (AP) – Police have identified an 11-year-old boy killed riding his bicycle in the eastern Nebraska city of Blair.

Police say Jaycoby Estrada was returning home on his bike Friday morning when he was hit by a semitrailer while crossing a highway that runs through the town north of Omaha.

Police say he died at the scene. Jaycoby was a sixth-grade student at Otte Blair Middle School in Blair, which brought in a crisis intervention team on Saturday to help students and staff affected by the death.

A growing memorial of messages, toys and balloons mark the intersection where the boy was killed. Police continue to investigate the traffic death.

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BLAIR, Neb. (AP) _ Police say an 11-year-old boy was killed riding his bicycle in eastern Nebraska.

Blair police say the boy was struck by a truck Friday morning.

His name hasn’t been released, but police say he was a student at Otte Blair Middle School in Blair.     

The accident is being investigated.

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