Kansas boy, 5, dies after being struck by pickup truck in Seward County

Seward County, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 8 a.m. Wednesday.

It happened in the 600 block of Warren Avenue in Liberal.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash. 

GMC Sierra was making a left turn and struck the boy who was in the crosswalk in front of Prairie View Elementary School.

The 5-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

His name is Nathaniel Garro Rivera and he was later pronounced dead.

Troopers said the 25-year-old driver of the GMC Sierra was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.