RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 14-year-old died after he was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle in the Tampa Bay area.
Officials say Morris L. Taylor rode into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup truck that was heading north on U.S. 301 in Riverview Thursday night. The teen was riding with 15-year-old Elijah W. Anderson, who left the scene to get a parent.
Taylor was ejected from the bike and died at the scene.
Troopers say the teens were wearing dark-colored clothing and neither bicycle had the required bike lights.
The truck driver, 31-year-old Cornelius Dwayne Williams, suffered minor injuries.
FHP says no charges have been filed.
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