Teen Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Big Rig

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    Austin Bringenberg, 16, was riding a motorized bicycle at the intersection of Route 191 and Hanoverville Road in Lower Nazareth Township Tuesday around 5 p.m. when he was hit by a tractor trailer.

    A Lehigh County teen died from his injuries early Wednesday morning after he was struck by a tractor-trailer.

    Austin Bringenberg, 16, was riding a motorized bicycle at the intersection of Route 191 and Hanoverville Road in Lower Nazareth Township Tuesday around 5 p.m. when he was hit by a big rig.

    The teen was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem Campus where he was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m.

    Investigators say the teen died from multiple traumatic injuries.

    Both the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and the Colonial Regional Police Department are investigating the accident. No charges have been filed.