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6-year-old boy on bike hit and killed by car

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news Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

DULUTH - A 6-year-old Duluth boy died Saturday afternoon when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle.

The Duluth Police Department reported Sunday that officers were called to Clark Court at 3:42 p.m. Saturday. The boy, Daniel Joseph Borisovich Nektalov, was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Authorities said the driver, Bridgette Marie Tyson, 45, of Duluth, reported she did not see him until the collision already had occurred, according to a police report. The boy apparently was crossing the street on his bicycle when he was struck. He was wearing a helmet, police spokesman Jim Hansen said.

Police reported Tyson showed no signs of impairment, but the incident remains under investigation.

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