By CBSBoston.com Staff

IPSWICH (CBS) – A 16-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Ipswich Friday. It happened just after 6 p.m. on Route 1A across from the Southern Heights housing complex.

Police say it appears the teen was traveling south in the northbound lane when the collision occurred.

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The teen, an Ipswich resident, was treated at the scene and then transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

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The driver of the truck, a 61-year-old Manchester-By-The-Sea man, remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.

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The incident remains under investigation by Ipswich and State Police.

CBSBoston.com Staff