A boy riding a bicycle in southwest Bakersfield was struck by a vehicle Sunday night and later died at Mercy Southwest Hospital.

The coroner's office identified the boy as 11-year-old Joshua Jimenez. He was struck at the intersection of Caracas Drive and Harris Road at 7:45 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. Police said drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

Several candles had been placed at the intersection Monday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD Officer Tim Berchtold at 326-3967.