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Bicyclist injured in crash with car in east Athens

By Joe Johnson

An Athens man was injured Wednesday morning when his bicycle was struck by a car at North Avenue and Willow Street.

Athens-Clarke County police said the collision happened at about 7:48 a.m. when the 41-year-old cyclist rode through a red light.

He was transported to the hospital with a leg injuiry, police said, and was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.

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