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Bicyclist hit by car in Aventura identified as a 15-year-old

Aventura police on Tuesday identified the bicyclist who was hit by a car Monday evening.

Makar Leontev, 15, remained in critical, but stable condition Tuesday at Aventura Hospital after being hit by a car on the William Lehman Causeway at about 7:30 p.m. Monday night.

Police say Vitor Schwartz Gama was driving a four-door BMW when he struck the right-side wall and then Makar.

The driver stayed on the scene, according to police.

No charges had been filed as of Tuesday.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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