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Bicyclist airlifted after striking pickup truck in Greenport

07/20/2016 1:47 PM |

A bicyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital Wednesday after being involved in an accident with a pickup truck in Greenport, Southold Town police said.

Rosemary Getwillig, 84, of Greenport rode into the truck as it attempted to make a turn onto Moores Lane from the North Road at around noon Wednesday, according to police. She had been heading east when the accident occurred.

Police said Ms. Getwillig suffered a hand laceration and was experiencing difficulty breathing at the scene.

The driver of the truck was uninjured and no charges were filed in the incident, officials said.

 

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