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Bicyclist injured after striking car

PUXICO, MO (KFVS) -

A bicyclist has been injured after he struck part of a car Saturday morning.

It happened on MO 51 at Route J, 3 miles south of Puxico, Mo.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Pieter J. Tjaarda, 37, of Dexter received moderate injuries and was flown to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

Troopers say Tjaarda was struck by a mirror as he turned his bike into a car driven by Silas D. Massey , 64, of Marble Hill.

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