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Cyclist badly hurt after being struck by vehicle in Renton
Posted by Jeff Hodson
UPDATE 8/5/11 2:23 PM: The biker was fatally injured in this accident. Read more here
A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured near Renton Memorial Stadium on Thursday.
Medics found the cyclist unconscious and unresponsive, and took him to a hospital. The accident happened at 5:06 p.m. in the 200 block of Logan Avenue North, according to a Renton police statement.
Police said the cyclist appeared to have been "riding across lanes of traffic on Logan mid-block, when a vehicle traveling on Logan struck him." The vehicle, which was not identified, was going the speed limit, police said.
The cyclist was not wearing a helmet. More information will be made available, police said.
Any witnesses to the collision should contact the Renton Police Department at 425-430-7500, reference Case 11-7803.
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