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UPDATE: Driver arrested after collision with bike in Waterloo

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

A Waterloo woman was arrested after hitting a bicyclist on the 18th Street bridge on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the 18th Street bridge at around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday after a car and bike collided.

Captain Tim Pillack says 75-year old Gene Edward Noble of Elk Run Heights was riding his bike south on the 18th Street bridge when he was struck from behind by a car driven by 59-year old Maria Antoinette Franke of Waterloo.

Noble was taken to Covenant Medical Center.  Pillack says he is expected to survive.

Franke was arrested and charged with first offense operating while intoxicated and possession of crack cocaine.

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