8-year-old boy dies two days after being hit by SUV

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 8:53 AM EST

An 8-year-old boy has died two days after being hit by a car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

  • 8-year-old dies two days after being hit by car
  • Gage Traver hit by SUV while riding bike
  • FHP said Traver traveled into the path of the SUV

The accident happened on January 7 around 3:35 p.m. at Palm Avenue and Flaggler Driver in Port Richey.

FHP said Gage Traver was riding his bike when he attempted to cross Palm Avenue and traveled into the path of an SUV. 

The SUV, driven by Danielle Dunn, 41, collided with the bicyclist. 

Traver was transported to Tampa General where he passed away from his injuries on January 9.