Copy-Superbike champ from Owensboro seriously hurt in Italy

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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