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HOUSTON A 12-year-old boy was killed Thursday evening after his bicycle was struck by a pickup truck in northwest Harris County.

Harris County Sheriff s deputies said the boy was attempting to cross Clay Road on his bicycle around 8 p.m. when he darted in front of two vehicles; a car in the right lane and a pickup truck in the left.

The car driver slammed on the brakes to avoid hitting the child, but the truck driver did not see him in time.

The child was thrown from his bike after he was hit by the truck. He died at the scene.

Deputies said the pickup truck driver was not impaired or speeding.

No charges are expected to be filed at this time.

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