Pitt Meadows: A 12-year-old cyclist, who was going to school, succumbed to injuries after being hit by a recycling truck. 

In a statement, Ridge Meadows RCMP said frontline officers responded to a report of collision at the corner of 116A Avenue and 196B Street on Wednesday. 

Despite performing life-saving measures by BC Emergency Health Services and Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue Service, the child was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the recycling truck remained at the scene.

According to the RCMP, the driver is cooperating in the investigation and impairment is not believed to be a contributing factor at this time.

Serious Crimes Unit of Ridge Meadows RCMP conducting the investigation.

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