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Marion bicyclist victim of hit and run


LINN COUNTY (KWWL)-- A bicyclist is injured after being hit by a vehicle near Whittier.

The Linn County Sheriff's Department reports 27 year old Joseph Richey of Marion was struck from behind Thursday night while riding on County Home Road.

Richey was wearing a helmet. Emergency crews found him lying in a ditch, conscious. He was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses tell deputies that a white truck with a utility box was in the area at the time, and may have been the vehicle that struck Richey.

Call the Linn County Sheriff's Office if you have any information.



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