4 year old killed while riding bicycle

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE)- A 4 year old died when he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle Thursday evening, on Hwy 87, four miles south of Shelbyville.

According to Department of Public Safety, Melton Garrett Jr. of Shelbyville, was on his bike westbound on County Road 2124.

A 2007 Ford Van drove by Sheryl Hunter of Nacogdoches, was traveling northbound on State Highway 87 when she hit the boy.

The report state the bike failed to yield right-of-the-way.

The child was pronounced dead on the scene.