A nursery school boy was mauled by stray dogs at the border of Elgeyo Marakwet and Uasin Gishu counties on Monday morning.
A resident rescued the six-year-old who was heading to school and rushed him to Iten County Referral Hospital.
Good Samaritan Ben Kipchumba from Kapsimbol village said Brian Kibet was pronounced dead on arrival.
Kipchumba said the boy had been sent home to collect school fees but was attacked as he returned at about 8.30am.
Regarding the rescue, he said: “I saw a large number of dogs and decided to move closer to see what they were doing.