Update: Boy on bike hit by minivan in Jackson County dies

Alabama State Tropers are investigating an accident where a child on a bike was hit by a vehicle and hurt.  (Photo from WHNT's Laura Christmas.)

Alabama State Tropers are investigating an accident where a child on a bike was hit by a vehicle and hurt. (Photo from WHNT's Laura Christmas.)

WOODVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- An 11-year-old boy hit by a minivan while riding his bicycle Saturday afternoon has died.

State Troopers report Joshua Daniel of Woodville was killed when he pulled out into the path of a Dodge Caravan.

Family members reached out to WHNT News 19 to share the tragic news.  Troopers reported the boy’s age as 12, but family members say he was 11.

The accident happened on Highway 72 in Jackson County between Woodville and Scottsboro around 3 p.m. Saturday.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating the crash.

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