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Hit-and-run driver sought after teen on bike struck, killed

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WIXOM, Mich. (AP) -

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike in suburban Detroit.

The crash happened Monday evening in Wixom and police said Tuesday morning they were seeking the driver of a blue Honda Odyssey minivan involved in the crash.

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Police earlier said the vehicle involved in the crash was found abandoned shortly afterward in Oakland County's Commerce Township.

The boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police identify him as Justin Lee of Wixom, a student at Walled Lake Western High School. Grief counselors are on hand at his school.

The police department is asking for help from the public in finding the driver.

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