RURAL OSCEOLA––A teenager was riding his bike in rural Osceola when a vehicle hit him and he later died of his injuries.
Isaiah Munn, 15, rural Osceola, was transported from the scene to the Osceola Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and died.
“I would like to express our sympathy to the family and community of Osceola for this tragic loss,” Polk County Sheriff Bren Waak said in a statement released Friday morning.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene on County Road M just west of Mulligan drive in the Town of Osceola.
According to a press release, Osceola PD and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office learned that Munn was exiting a driveway facing north onto County Road M. Munn then entered County Road M traveling east bound and was struck by a vehicle.
He was then thrown from the bicycle. The driver, whose name was not released, pulled over following the collision.
“The driver indicated that the bicyclist pulled out in front of her and she was not able to see him until it was too late. She did indicate that environmental factors made it difficult to see.”
This crash will remain under investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with the crash were the Osceola Police Department, the Dresser Police Department, the Allied Fire Department and First Responders, the Osceola Area Ambulance Service, and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.