Police: 13-year-old killed after losing control of dirt bike, crashing into utility pole

Police say a 13-year-old boy in Belleville was killed after losing control of his dirt bike and crashing into a utility pole.
Police responded Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Joralemon Street and Garden Avenue.
When they arrived, they observed the boy unresponsive. He was transported to Clara Maass Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed the boy was operating a dirt bike on Joralemon Street when he lost control and subsequently struck a utility pole.