LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A five-year-old child is dead after being hit by a truck Friday afternoon.

It happened shortly before noon, on Whispering Brook Drive, near Blue Lick Road.

According to Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell, the child was riding a bicycle near the entrance to the Victoria Garden Apartments when they were hit by a white Ford truck.

The child was rushed to Kosair Children's Hospital after the accident, but died as a result of the injuries, according to Mitchell.

It was not a hit-and-run crash, Mitchell said.

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