Transit tow truck kills 7-year-old

THE BRONX - Family and friends are mourning the death of a Bronx boy who died after getting hit by a Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority truck on Friday.

Police say Maxmilio Mendez, 7, and his 34-year-old mother Erica Lorenzo were crossing the street at the entrance ramp to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in Harlem when the truck struck them.

Lorenzo is in stable condition at Harlem Hospital.

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