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UPDATE: Teen Killed After Crashing into Pole While Riding a Dirt Bike in Belleville


Police in Belleville are reporting a fatal crash investigation involving a 13-year-old juvenile male from Belleville.

According to police,  on Tuesday, June, at approximately 5:30 p.m.,  Belleville Police were notified of a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Joralemon Street and Garden Ave.  

Police said when officers arrived on the scene,  they observed a juvenile male unresponsive.  

The juvenile was transported to Clara Maass Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.  

According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed the juvenile was operating a dirt bike on Joralemon Street when he lost control and subsequently struck a utility pole.  

The investigation is still active and ongoing.  

“We ask that you keep the family in your thoughts and prayers” police said.