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OWENSBORO, KY AND ITALY (WFIE) -

Owensboro native, Nicky Hayden, has been seriously hurt in a bicycle accident, according to Italian media.

Reports say he was with a group of bicyclists when he was hit by a car. 

It's reported he has life threatening injuries. 

Hayden is called "The Kentucky Kid," and won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. 

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