53-year-old Ft. Collins cyclist injured in crash

Posted at 12:06 AM, Jan 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-30 02:06:11-05

A 53-year-old cyclist was seriously injured Friday afternoon, after she was struck by a vehicle in north Fort Collins, according to a police spokesperson. 

The crash happened at around 2:45 p.m. in the area of College Avenue and Bristlecone Drive. 

Police say Marle Duran, 53, was riding her bicycle from the west side of College Avenue and crossed southbound lanes. She then tried to ride across the northbound lanes of College Avenue and was struck by a 1999 Honda sedan driven by Mary Spanier, 62.

Duran was taken to Medical Center of the Rockies for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Honda did not sustain injury.

College Avenue was closed between Conifer and Bristlecone for approximately 4 hours while investigators processed the scene. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about the collision, who has not already given a statement to police, is asked to contact Officer Tim Brennan at (970) 416-2229.


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