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OCEANSIDE, Calif. – A 12-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle in Oceanside Thursday morning, according to the Oceanside Police Department.

The driver of the white Dodge 3500 truck was pulling out of his driveway when he heard a thump on the left side of his truck around 7:40 a.m., Oceanside police said. The driver pulled out of the driveway, but then circled back into the driveway to investigate the sound.

He found the 12-year-old boy underneath his truck. Paramedics arrived a short time later and performed CPR on the boy, who was unconscious but breathing.

He was airlifted to Tri City Hospital and died a few minutes later. No one else was hurt in the crash.

Traffic was affected and drivers were being asked to avoid the area.