By Daisy Garcia Montoya

A 15-year-old boy on a bicycle died on Wednesday, July 1, after being hit by a U.S. Postal Service vehicle. 

KCPD arrived at 20th and Denver after 10 a.m. where the accident occurred.

The investigation determined that an on-duty vehicle belonging to USPS was driving eastbound on E. 20th Street when the vehicle collided with a bicyclist pulling out an alleyway west of Denver Avenue.

The bicyclist lost control and fell in the path of the USPS vehicle, police said. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly after. 

The USPS employee driver stopped at the scene and was released pending further investigation. 

The victim’s name has not been released at this time. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.