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Bicyclist hit by driver in Bradenton

BRADENTON -- A bicyclist riding through downtown Bradenton was hit by a vehicle Thursday afternoon, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

The bicyclist was riding on 14th Street West near the intersection with Manatee Avenue at about 1 p.m. when a car pulling out of a parking garage hit him, according police.

The man was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for his injuries, which police said were not life threatening.

The southbound lanes of 14th Street West were briefly blocked due to the incident.