Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near 41st Street and 12th Avenue.
The officer was traveling southbound in the 1100 block of 34th Street when the squad car struck the victim on a bicycle just south of 11th Avenue.
The child was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The Moline Police Department will conduct a separate Internal Affairs investigation to review policies, procedures and actions of the department personnel.
The officer driving the squad car has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.