Boy, 4, dies after being hit by pickup truck on Chicago's South Side: police

A 4-year-old boy died after being struck by a pickup truck on the city's South Side, according to Chicago police.

The incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 8100 block of S. Harper Avenue. 

A pickup truck was traveling westbound and attempting to turn northbound when it struck a 4-year-old boy, CPD said.

The child was taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where he died from his injuries, CPD said. He was identified as Xyare M. Askew, of Alsip, by the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The driver received a citation for failure to yield, according to police. It's unknown if they will face other charges. 

The investigation is ongoing.