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Bicyclist, 13, hit by vehicle, seriously injured in Bradenton

BRADENTON -- A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured Wednesday when he was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle, according to Bradenton police.

The crash happened about 6 p.m. in the 1700 block of 13th Street West, according to a report.

The child was flown by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg under a trauma alert.

Police said an investigation is continuing.

Other details were not immediately available.