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Bicycling teen struck by vehicle in Nelson

The intersection where a 14-year-old cyclist was hit by a vehicle this past Thursday. - Image from Google Maps
The intersection where a 14-year-old cyclist was hit by a vehicle this past Thursday.
— image credit: Image from Google Maps

A young cyclist was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Hendryx and Mill streets on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Nelson Police Department report, the 14-year-old cyclist went through a stop sign and was struck at 3:45 p.m. on September 5. The cyclist was not wearing a helmet.

Fortunately, the teenager wasn't injured.

"The cycling public is reminded that helmets are mandatory in British Columbia," acting sergeant David Laing wrote in a media release about the incident.

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