HALSTEAD — An 8-year-old girl is dead after a semi hit her this morning while she was riding her bike in Halstead.
Emergency units responded to an accident report about 11 and found the girl, according to a news release from the Harvey County Sheriff's Office.
The truck hit the girl while she was riding southbound on Main Street. The truck was also traveling southbound on Main and was turning onto Second Street.
When the driver was in the intersection, the girl's bike hit the truck's back tires, which ran her over.
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She was taken to Newton Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The girl's name has not been released.