Nanaimo youth riding sit-down lawn mower hit and killed by pickup truck

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A 14-year-old Nanaimo boy is dead after the sit-down lawn mower he was riding in failed to stop at an intersection and collided with a pickup truck on Thursday.

The crash happened at around 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of Lindsey Road and White Road in the community of Cedar, just south of Nanaimo.

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First responders arrived quickly at the scene, where the youth was suffering from life threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital in Nanaimo, where he was pronounced dead.

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The driver of the truck, a 45-year-old man, remained at the scene and co-operated with police. Drugs and alcohol have been ruled out as factors in the crash.

The roads were also wet at the time of the crash.

“We extend our sincere thoughts and condolences to everyone impacted by this tragic incident, including many of the first responders who live and work in the area”, said Const. Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.

The intersection was closed for several hours while investigators examined the scene. Nanaimo RCMP victim services have been notified and the investigation continues.

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