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Elementary school student hit by car in Pinellas Park

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A Cross Bayou Elementary student was biking to school Tuesday morning when he was hit by a car on 66th Street North in Pinellas Park, police said. The boy was taken to a hospital.

The 11-year-old was on the sidewalk, going north along 66th Street. After stopping at the stop sign a Dodge Durango tried to enter the roadway from a side street and hit the boy when he crossed the car's path, according to Pinellas Park police.

Officer said, it was dark and raining at the time of the crash. The student was not wearing a helmet and didn't have a light on the bicycle.

Paramedics took the boy to St. Joseph's with what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Police said, no charges are expected.

Stay with WFLA.com for more on this developing story.


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