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No charges filed in teen bicyclist's death

Michael Finnegan was killed when his bike was hit by a car in West Pottsgrove Twp. Friday night.

No charges filed in teen bicyclist's death

WEST POTTSGROVE TWP., Pa. - Police in Montgomery County said Mondayno charges will be filed against the driver of a car that collided into and killed a 16-year-old bicyclist.

The crash happened Friday night at the intersection of Manatawny Street and Sell Road in West Pottsgrove Township.

Michael Finnegan, of Stowe, died a short time later from head and chest injuries.

Investigators say the accident was unavoidable on the driver's part.

Counselors were made available to help Finnegan's classmates at Pottsgrove High School.

A memorial service is also scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Gilbertsville Fire Company.


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