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Cyclist taken to hospital after suffering fall Friday afternoon

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
May 25th, 2013

A cyclist was taken to Kootenay Lake Hospital with undetermined injuries after suffering a fall off a bike in the 500 block of Stanley Street Friday afternoon.

The incident happened during the lunch hour when the biker, speeding down Stanley Street, attempted to avoid a vehicle near the Telus building on Stanley Street.

The male cyclist did not collide with the vehicle.

Nelson City Police, Nelson Fire Department and BC Ambulance responded to the scene of the accident.

The rider was taken to Kootenay Lake Hospital as a precaution, suffering from minor scrapes and road rash.

He was later released from hospital.

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