Truck/Bike Accident leaves Winthrop Boy Dead 17 Sep 12

A 13 year old Winthrop boy died Sunday after being struck by a truck while riding a bicycle on Saturday.

Jacob W. Weber was riding bikes with friends on Highway 15 when he crossed in front of a 2007 Mack tractor trailor and they collided, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Weber suffered critical injuries and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. The State Patrol reported Weber died at 11;40am on Sunday.

The driver of the truck, 23 year old Andrew C.Damhoff of Blomkest was not injured.