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Bicyclist on Thun Trail struck by fallen tree during storm

Published On: Jul 27 2012 02:18:54 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 27 2012 06:24:45 PM EDT

A freak accident during the storm Thursday evening sent a bicyclist to the hospital.

READING, Pa. -

A freak accident during the storm Thursday evening sent a bicyclist to the hospital.

Part of a large tree fell on a man riding his bicycle on the Thun Trail, off Morgantown Road, in southwest Reading just before 7:30 p.m., firefighters said.

The impact broke apart the man's helmet and seriously damaged his bike.

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Officials could provide no information about the man's identity or his condition.