11 year-old boy who was hit by car while riding bike dies

An 11 year-old boy has passed away after he was hit by a car while riding his bike Monday afternoon in Oneida County.

New York State Police say 11 year-old Elijah Dibble was leaving his driveway on a bicycle when he was hit by a car driving west on State Route 20 around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Dibble died at 5:35 p.m. at Upstate Medical Center from massive head and chest trauma.

The car was being driven by 27 year-old Eric Hale of West Winfield.

Dibble was taken to St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Utica with serious head injuries, but was later transferred to Upstate Medical Center via helicopter in critical condition. He passed away in Upstate's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Investigators are reconstructing the crash to see what happened.

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