MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — A 6-year-old child died on Thursday after being struck by a semi-dump truck in Mount Carroll.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 3:51 p.m. reporting a child being struck by a dump truck at the intersection of Illinois 78 and Lincoln Street in Mount Carroll. The child, Jesse D. Zimmerman, of Mount Carroll, was transported to Morrison, Ill. Community Hospital by Mount Carroll Ambulance and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Assisting at the scene were the Mount Carroll Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Mount Carroll Ambulance, Mount Carroll Fire Department, Illinois State Police and Lanark Police Department.

The accident remains under investigation by the Mount Carroll Police Department and the Illinois State Police.

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