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Man on bamboo bicycle hit by SUV

By Heartland News

GOREVILLE, IL (KFVS) - A man from Japan riding in a homemade bamboo experimental bicycle was hit by a car Friday morning.

It happened at 7:42 a.m. on Tunnel Hill Road just east of Gore Canyon Road, southeast of Goreville.

A black 2006 Nissan Xterra driven by 35-year-old Heather B. Dailey hit 33-year-old Takashi Matsumoto of Tokyo, Japan.  He was knocked into a ditch area and sustained a mild concussion.  Both vehicles were traveling eastbound.

Matsumoto was taken by Johnson County Ambulance to Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

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