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Kansas teenager hit by car while bicycling dies


August 8, 2021

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager hit by a vehicle while riding her bicycle died Saturday, police said.

The 16-year-old Leavenworth girl was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after being struck early Saturday, The Kansas City Star reported. She later died.

Police have not yet identified the teenager.

Investigators believe the girl was riding her bike when she was hit from behind.

Police arrested a 27-year-old woman Sunday in connection to the hit-and-run. Charges have not yet been filed.


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