Bicyclist Struck Near Nappanee
Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:21 PM
An Etna Green man was taken to hospital after being struck by car on his bicycle Wednesday. At about 1:35 p.m., Ashley Weidman, 20, Mishawaka, was driving south on Ind.19 near CR 950N, Nappanee, when she struck a bicycle operated by Devon Kuhns, 46, CR 800W, Etna Green, according to an accident report from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. Weidman told police she struck the man as she looked down at her phone to check her map. Kuhns was taken to a hospital with a possible injury to his head. He was conscious and alert at the scene, but was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital as a precaution. Damage was estimated at $5,000 to $10,000.
The bicycle involved in the accident lies at the side of the road in the southbound lane of Ind. 19. Photo by Gary Nieter.