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Boy hit by truck and injured while crossing road on bicycle in Golden Gate

Posted at 8:40 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 08:59:27-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A 12-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously injured Tuesday evening when he was hit by a pickup truck.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 12-year-old Nelson Gutierrez-Montano of Naples was riding a bicycle and attempting to cross 50th Street SW near Golden Gate Parkway just after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Troopers say Gutierrez-Montano passed between two stopped vehicles in the northbound lanes and was hit by a southbound pickup truck driven by a 36-year-old Naples man.

Gutierrez-Montano was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.