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Local teen killed while riding his bike in Brady Twp.

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SAGINAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A Mid-Michigan teen is dead after authorities say he was hit while riding his bike. 

It happened about 12:10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 on Brady Road near Raucholz Road in Brady Township.

When deputies arrived, they found 17-year-old Tyghten Hnevsa with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said Hnevsa, a junior at Chesaning Union Schools, was riding his bike eastbound on Brady Road with a 16-year-old girl who was on a separate bike.

An eastbound vehicle driven by a 72-year-old Chesaning man hit Hnvesa from behind.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in this crash, police said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. 

Chesaning Union Schools released the following statement.

"Tyghten Hnevsa, a junior taking online courses at Chesaning Union High School, was well known for his big smile, big heart, and for being a jokester. Fondly remembered by his friends as being generous,Tyghten would often help others when needed, and was always willing to go the extra mile to do so. Tyghten will be dearly missed by his CHS family."

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