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KENNETT, Mo. (AP) — A bicyclist was seriously injured in southeast Missouri after being hit by a Missouri State Highway Patrol car.

The patrol said the accident occurred Saturday night when a trooper was driving east on U.S. Highway 412 east of Kennett.

The Sikeston Standard-Democrat reports that the bicyclist was identified as 16-year-old Tucker Risner of Kennett. He was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

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