Boy dies after dirt bike collision with truck in Andover

UPDATE: The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 17-year-old Bryce Greggory Peterson.

A boy has died after colliding head-on with a pickup truck while he was on a dirt bike in Andover on Saturday.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, emergency personnel responded to a reported crash at 3:36 p.m. in the 2700 block of 172nd Avenue Northwest. When crews arrived, they found a juvenile male unconscious and critically injured. Paramedics performed lifesaving measures before the boy was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center. The driver of the truck was unharmed.

Boy riding dirt bike critically injured after head-on crash with pickup in Andover

An initial crash investigation indicates the boy was riding a dirt bike and collided with a Ford F-350 pickup truck driven by an adult male on 172nd Avenue.

The sheriff’s office said Sunday that the boy died Saturday afternoon.

The crash remains under investigation.

The boy’s name will be released at a later time.