MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – The boy who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while riding his bike in Manchester, New Hampshire on Thursday has been identified as 4-year-old Jacoby Adamtzikis.
Manchester Police said the child was hit by the truck in the area of Flaherty Lane and the alley south of Schulyer Street at around 3 p.m. on Thursday.READ MORE: Robert Gentile, The Man The FBI Believed Knew About The Gardner Museum Theft, Has Died
Authorities say a 39-year-old male driver was taking a right turn when he hit the boy while he was on his bike. The boy was not breathing and unconscious when he was found in the alley by police. The driver was parked nearby after the accident.
The death has the local neighborhood in shock.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes Booster Dose Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For People 65 And Older
“Sad, very, very sad,” neighbor Robin Philbrick said on Thursday night. “He was a gentle kid. A very nice kid. People just need to slow down in the alleyways and take caution when they’re driving because kids do play in the alleyways.”
The accident is still under investigation. No charges have been filed.MORE NEWS: Delayed But Longer Fall Foliage Season Expected In New England
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the victim’s family.