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Cyclist taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle

A cyclist was taken by ambulance to a local hospital on Wednesday after he was struck by a vehicle at a busy Flower Mound intersection.

A 69-year-old woman driving an SUV was headed west on FM 1171 and started turning right onto FM 2499 about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Flower Mound Police Department spokesman. While making the turn, the vehicle struck a 21-year-old man who was riding a bike in the crosswalk.

The victim was taken to the hospital for injuries not believed to be life-threatening, according to FMPD. The heavily damaged bicycle was loaded into a fire truck, and some minor damage could be seen on the front of the SUV. Police did not issue any charges or citations.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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