• Tue July 02 2024
  • Posted Jul 3

UPDATE from KCCI 7/3/24: Officials identify 8-year-old Iowa boy who died after being hit by truck.

Officials with the Ottumwa Community School District identified the 8-year-old boy who died Tuesday after being hit by a truck.

Jaxxon Cain had just finished second grade at Douma Elementary School in Ottumwa


An eight-year-old child died Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle. It happened in Ottumwa around 12:25 pm.

According to the Ottumwa Police Department, the boy was riding his bike in an alleyway in the 200 block of North Hancock Street when he was struck by a truck that was backing up.

No criminal charges have been filed by the crash remains under investigation. The child’s name has not been released.


Crash Date: July 2nd 2024







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