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Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Fosston

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Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Fosston
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

A bicyclist was injured Saturday morning when a vehicle struck the rear of a bicycle near Fosston.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls:


Patrick E. Sewell, 69, of Elm Grove, La., was riding a bicycle east on U.S. Highway 2 about 4 miles east of Fosston in Polk County when a 1997 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Helen I. Andrew, 68, of Lengby, struck the rear of the bicycle.

The accident was reported at 11:43 a.m.

Sewell suffered a broken clavicle and an injured ankle. He was taken to First Care Medical Services in Fosston.

Andrew was examined, but did not report any injuries.

The vehicle sustained minor damage.

Bethany Wesley
(218) 333-9200 x337