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Mo. toddler dies after bicycle hit by pickup

GALLATIN, Mo. (AP) — A 4-year-old northwest Missouri boy died after he rode his tricycle into the path of a pickup Friday in Daviess County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Tyler Bird died Friday on private property a mile north of Gallatin.

The patrol said he rode his tricycle into the path of a pickup truck driven by 34-year-old Cody Bird. The boy died later at a hospital.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports (http://bit.ly/swwu4Q) that the patrol was unable to confirm the relationship between the driver and the child.

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Information from: St. Joseph News-Press, http://www.stjoenews-press.com

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