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Motorcyclist rear-ends vehicle in Manatee

MANATEE -- A motorcyclist was injured Thursday morning in an accident on U.S. 301 southbound, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The motorcyclist was southbound on U.S. 301 underneath the I-75 overpass at about 7:15 a.m. when he ran into the back of a vehicle, deputies said.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured, but the motorcyclist was taken to the hospital, according to deputies. His injuries were not serious.