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Vehicle and bicycle crash sends one to hospital

A bike and vehicle collided near the intersection of Third Avenue and Lake Street about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 / 2
It appeared that the bicycle was hit in the front tire area. 2 / 2

A truck and a bicycle collided in Alexandria on Wednesday morning, sending the bicyclist to the hospital. 

A call came in about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, stating that a bike and vehicle had collided near the intersection of Third Avenue and Lake Street, in front of Zion Lutheran School. 

The female bicyclist was transported by North Ambulance to Douglas County Hospital. It is unclear if she was wearing a helmet. The bike appeared to have been struck in the front tire area. 

The Alexandria Police Department also responded to this crash. 

Beth Leipholtz

Beth is a reporter at the Echo Press. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in May 2015 with a degree in Communication and Hispanic Studies. Journalism has always been her passion, but she also enjoys blogging and graphic design. In her spare time, she's most likely at Crossfit or at home with her boyfriend and three dogs.

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