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12-year-old bicyclist struck by car in Hebron

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HEBRON, KY (FOX19) -

A 12-year-old is in the hospital after his bicycle was struck by a vehicle in Hebron, Ky.

The crash happened around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say that Brandin Michael, 12, was riding his bicycle on Hart Drive when the incident occurred. Witnesses say that Michael rode his bicycle out on Petersburg Road directly in front of an oncoming vehicle.

Officers say Tyler Remly, 21, was driving the vehicle when Michael drove in front of him. Police say Remly attempted to avoid collision but to no avail.

Michael was transported to Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Ky. He was not wearing a helmet.

Authorities say Michael only sustained minor injuries in the accident. 

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