A 6-year-old boy died after being hit by a truck in Yokohama, police said Wednesday.
According to police, the incident happened at around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday in Hodogaya Ward. TV Asahi reported that the boy, identified as Ryuto Kaneko, was going down a slope on his kick scooter and was hit by the truck as he entered a crossing.
He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police quoted the truck driver as saying that the boy seemed to suddenly appear out of nowhere.© Japan Today