Butler County Times Gazette
  • El Dorado teen hospitalized after his bicycle was hit by a truck

  • A bicycle rider remains in the hospital following an accident at Central and Haverhill yesterday in El Dorado.
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  • A bicycle rider remains in the hospital following an accident at Central and Haverhill yesterday in El Dorado.
    According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report the accident occurred at 1:25 p.m. when a 2000 Freightliner Straight Truck, driven by Stephen J. Rigby, Jr., of Andover, was stopped at a red traffic light, intending to turn west onto Central. John Sheldahl, 16, of El Dorado, was riding his bicycle east on the sidewalk on the north side of Central and rode into the path of the truck as it was turning onto Central and was struck.
    Shelbahl was taken to Wesley Medical Center where he is now in fair condition. The driver of the truck was not injured.

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