Fond du Lac police: 5-year-old boy fatally struck by car at Lakeside Park West

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died Tuesday, July 14, after being struck by a car.

Officers responded to Lakeside Park West around 8:48 p.m.for a report of a child struck by a vehicle in a parking lot north of the boat launch area. 

First responders immediately began life-saving measures and a Flight for Life helicopter was requested.

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue paramedics arrived and transported the child to St. Agnes Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police say the accident is under active investigation. Entry to Lakeside Park West has been restricted at this time.

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