Bicyclist Injured During "Bicycle Around Minnesota"
08/19/2013 - 10:05 AM
A bicyclist participating in “Bicycle Around Minnesota” was injured on Friday.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection of County Road 16 and 293 Avenue in Zion Township where a car had hit a bicyclist.
According to the report, 22-year-old Josie Magnan of Paynesville was driving on 293 Avenue when she approached a controlled intersection without stopping at the stop sign and hit 55-year-old Gerald Johnson of Bemidji. Johnson was given medical treatment at the scene and was airlift to the St. Cloud Hospital by LifeLink. Magnan was also given medical treatment and left the scene by a private party.
Johnson was participating in the second day of the “Bicycle Around Minnesota” tour traveling from Albany to Spicer, Minnesota.
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