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Cyclist struck by car Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 10th, 2013

A Brookings bicyclist was injured in a collision with an auto at the intersection of Sixth Street and 22nd Avenue. The incident occured at 11:40 a.m. on Saturday.

A 1996 Ford Crown Victoria driven by Carol Glantz, 63, of Volga, was stopped in the east-bound lane on Sixth Street.

When the light turned green for eastbound traffic, cyclist Sophie Nehlich-Arobba, 21, of Brookings was crossing from north to south in the intersection and Glantz drove into her. According to a witness, the driver did not see the cyclist.

Brookings Police Lt. Derrick Powers said Nehlich-Arobba "had some scrapes and was transported by ambulance to the emergency room to be checked out."

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