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Car strikes bicyclist, closing Fowler Avenue near University Mall

TAMPA - The westbound lanes of Fowler Avenue outside University Mall were closed to rush hour traffic Wednesday evening after a bicyclist was struck by a car, Tampa police said.

Police provided few details about the crash, but said it took place just before 5 p.m. near the intersection of E Fowler Avenue and N 22nd Street.

The bicyclist was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries, police said. The driver remained at the scene of the crash and is cooperating with investigators, police said.

Police did not identify anyone involved in the crash or disclose the medical condition of the bicyclist.

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