Teen boy killed in dirt bike crash in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG — A 15-year-old boy was killed in a dirt bike crash Friday afternoon in Pittsburg, police said.

The crash was reported at 12:07 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and Marks Boulevard, the Pittsburg Police Department said in a statement.

Police said the teen was riding the dirt bike on a public roadway when the solo-vehicle crash occurred.

The teen was taken to an area hospital, where he died.

“Our thoughts are with the juvenile’s family during this difficult time,” police said.

Additional information about the crash was not immediately available Friday evening.

Check back for updates.

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Author: Jason Green