Teen dies following Rochester bicycle accident

by William Mattar | October 21st, 2010

October 21, 2010

WCAX reports that a 14-year-old boy was killed in a Rochester bicycle accident after being struck by a police vehicle while riding his bicycle.

The officer was responding to a call and traveling with lights and sirens flashing when the teen rode into his path from between two stopped vehicles.

The cruiser was driven by a police trainee. Neither officer was hurt in the Rochester bicycle accident. The accident remains under investigation. It is unknown at this time how fast the vehicle was going at the time of the Rochester bicycle accident.

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