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The crash happened near the corner of 33rd Street West and Faulkner Crescent. ((CBC))

The young boy who died Tuesday after being hit by a bus has been identified as Erik Herlen, 10, of Saskatoon.

Police initially reported the boy was 11.

The boy was crossing 33rd Street on his way to school Tuesday morning when he was hit by a yellow school bus that was being used take a group of people to their workplace.

Police were still investigating the cause.