Cyclist hit crossing street in Cottonwood Heights

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 22 2013 2:49 p.m. MDT

A 66-year-old bicyclist was in critical condition Tuesday after being hit by car in Cottonwood Heights.

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COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — A 66-year-old bicyclist was in critical condition Tuesday after being hit by car.

The man, whose name was not immediately released, was attempting to ride his bicycle across the busy intersection at Fort Union and Wasatch Boulevards against the light about 11:15 a.m., said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Mark Askerlund.

The man was hit by a car and transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver who hit the man was not cited Tuesday. The investigation is ongoing.

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