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Bicyclist Hurt in Collision with Car

(La Porte, IN) - A man on a bicycle was hit by a car in La Porte yesterday on Pine Lake Avenue and Truesdell Avenue around 3:30 p.m.


Police said 57-year-old Pedro Garduno was in a crosswalk on his bicycle when hit by a Cadillac Escalade, making a right-hand turn.


The driver of the car, Mari Antony, 42, told police she was watching oncoming traffic and didn't see the bicyclist when she pulled out into the intersection.


Police said Garduno was taken to the hospital complaining of pain in his lower left leg.


The car suffered just minor damage. However, according to witnesses, the bicycle had a bent front rim.

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