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Reno police: Teen boy dies after mini-bike crashes into car

May 12, 2019

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police in Reno say a teenage is dead after crashing his mini-bike into a car.

Investigators believe the 14-year-old boy ran a stop sign and crashed into a vehicle at a downtown Reno intersection around 7 p.m. Friday.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that responding police officers found the injured boy on a sidewalk.

He was taken to a hospital, where he died early Saturday.

The name of the teen hasn’t been released.

Police believe he lost control of his mini-bike and that alcohol doesn’t appear to be a factor in the crash.

Witnesses told investigators that the boy was riding recklessly in the area throughout Friday evening.

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Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com

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