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Driver who fatally struck teen bicyclist in Blaine facing homicide charge

The fatal collision happened the evening of March 20.

A 28-year-old Blaine man has been arrested on a pending charge of criminal vehicular homicide after fatally striking a teenager on a bike Friday evening. 

The collision was reported at 6:36 p.m. First responders arrived at the intersection of 129th Ave. NE and Lincoln St. in Blaine and attempted lifesaving measures on the teen, but the boy died at the scene.

Information from a preliminary investigation shows that the teenager was biking with two other teens eastbound on 129th Ave. NE when the driver of a westbound passenger car struck the victim head-on.

The Blaine man has been booked into the Anoka County Jail. Bring Me The News does not typically name suspects until formal charges are filed. 

The victim's identity has not been released and the crash remains under investigation. 

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