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Bicyclist seriously injured in crash

Sandusky Register Staff • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:05 AM

A Sandusky woman was seriously injured Sunday evening when the bicycle she was riding was struck by a car on Hancock Street near Madison Street in Sandusky, the Sandusky post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported.

Unique D. Powell, 24, of Sandusky, was driving south on Hancock Street at about 5:15 p.m. when her 2008 Pontiac G6 sedan struck the bicycle. It is unknown which direction the bicycle was heading, according to the report.

The bicyclist, Carol A. Christie, 39, of Sandusky, suffered life-threatening injuries, the patrol reported. She was taken by Sandusky EMS to Firelands Regional Medical Center, and then taken by Life Flight to St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

Powell was not injured. Her car sustained moderate front-end damage and was towed from the scene.

The crash is currently under investigation. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, the report said.

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