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17-year-old bicyclist hit by vehicle in Port St. Lucie dies from his injuries

Bicyclist hit by driver going to work
Posted at 2:17 PM, Sep 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-01 12:27:49-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Police in Port St. Lucie said a 17-year-old bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle Friday morning has died from his injuries.

Officers responded to the incident at the intersection of Southeast Triumph Road and Southeast Veterans Memorial Parkway at 5:51 a.m.

Investigators said the bicyclist was traveling westbound on Southeast Triumph Road and struck in the intersection by a Ford Bronco traveling north on Southeast Veterans Memorial Parkway

The teen was transported to the hospital. His death was announced by police on Saturday.

Police said the 59-year-old driver of the Bronco was driving to work and was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.