Port Charlotte teen dies after bicycle hit by car

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. A 13-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered when a car hit the bicycle he was riding.

Dyaln Rose, 13.

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.

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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.

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