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Bicyclist Struck And Killed In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a car overnight in North Philadelphia.

It happened around 12 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Ridge and Girard Avenues.

Police say the 26-year-old biker was crossing eastbound on Girard Avenue when he was struck by a Buick Roadmaster.

The victim suffered multiple fractures and a serious head injury.  He was rushed to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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