FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Fond du Lac police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was hit by a vehicle at local park.

Officers responded to Lakeside Park shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday where the child had been struck in a parking lot north of the boat launch.

Officers and paramedics attempted to save the boy and called a medical helicopter to the scene.

The child was taken to St. Agnes Hospital where he was pronounced dead.