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2 Bicyclists Struck in Fayetteville

Posted March 25, 2008 7:52 a.m. EDT
Updated March 25, 2008 1:50 p.m. EDT

— Authorities responded to two separate wrecks involving bicyclists Tuesday morning.

Michael Hawkins, 47, was injured after he tried to cross Raeford Road on his bike and stopped in the inbound travel lane, police said. The traffic traveling in the inbound lane had the green light.

A Kia sport utility vehicle driven by Joyce Bryant, 58, hit Hawkins. He then hit the windshield, police said. Hawkins and Bryant were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

No charges were filed.

Another bicyclist was hit on Cliffdale Road near Bone Creek Road Tuesday morning. Police declined to release more information about that wreck.