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September 17, 2013
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Cyclist air-lifted to Reno after being hit by car in Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif — Officials are investigating a significant-injury vehicle vs. bicycle accident in Truckee Tuesday afternoon.

The incident occurred at about 4 p.m. on Donner Pass Road near Meadow Way. Truckee Fire Protection District spokesperson Paul Spencer said the cyclist was transported via CareFlight helicopter to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno due to injuries suffered.

The cyclist was alert and conscious at the time of transport, Spencer said. Further details on injuries were not immediately known.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured, according to a statement from the Truckee Police Department.

Anyone who might have information or who may have witnessed the collision should contact TPD at 530-550-2323.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Sep 17, 2013 07:44PM Published Sep 20, 2013 11:59AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.