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A man was seriously injured after Tucson police say he was struck by an SUV while being chased by the owner of a bicycle he allegedly stole.

The man was hit just before 9 p.m. near West Speedway and North Main Avenue, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

The SUV driver remained at the scene to cooperate with police, Dugan said.

No further information has been released.

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Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the extent of the cyclist's injuries. The man sustained life-threatening injuries, according to police. 

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or sdavis@tucson.com

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.