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Port Richey 8-year-old, struck by SUV while riding bike, died Monday in the hospital

 
Gage Traver, 8, of Port Richey was pronounced dead Monday.
Gage Traver, 8, of Port Richey was pronounced dead Monday.
Published Jan. 12, 2017

PORT RICHEY — An 8-year-old boy who was injured Saturday after he rode his bike into the path of a sport utility vehicle was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital on Monday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The death of Gage Traver, a first-grader at Chasco Elementary School, was announced Wednesday by the FHP.

Traver was trying to cross Palm Avenue just after 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Flagler Drive, the FHP said, when he rode into the path of a northbound 2005 Lincoln SUV driven by Danielle Dunn, 41, of Port Richey.

Dunn and four teenagers riding with her in the SUV were not injured, the FHP said. The driver will not face any charges in Saturday's incident.