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Bicyclist hit by truck in south Charlotte

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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A child was hit while riding a bicycle on Flagstaff Drive early Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A boy was hit by a truck while riding a bicycle on Flagstaff Drive early Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Residents gather at the site along Flagstaff Drive early Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2014, where a child was hit by a truck while riding a bicycle.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A boy was hit by a truck while riding a bicycle on Flagstaff Drive early Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The bicycle ridden by a boy struck on Flagstaff Drive Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2014, is examined.

A boy riding a bicycle was injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a truck in south Charlotte, authorities say.

The collision was reported shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the 5600 block of Flagstaff Drive. That is off Tyvola Road, next to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Family Application Center.

Police were investigating the cause of the collision. Medic transported the youth to the hospital, but the extent of the victim’s injuries was not known.

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