PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. A 13-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered when a car hit the bicycle he was riding.
Dylan Rose of Port Charlotte was hit from behind by a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Joshua Salazar of Punta Gorda, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The collision took place at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday on Dorchester Street just north of Kearney Avenue, according to the FHP. That’s a residential area a few blocks north of Midway Avenue east of U.S. 41.
Rose was hospitalized in critical condition. He died Thursday, the FHP said.
The FHP’s investigation into the crash continues. Rose wasn’t wearing a helmet, according to troopers.