Cyclist struck by semi east of Sidney


A Sidney bicyclist was transported to Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff Wednesday after he was clipped by the edge of a semi truck.

According to the Cheyenne County Sheriffs office, a semi and trailer were headed east bound on Hwy. 30, when the driver of the semi, 40 year old David McKnight, observed a cyclist on the south edge of the road who was also east bound.

McKnight attempted to move to the center line of the road however, with oncoming traffic he was unable to move safely away from the cyclist.

“The semi driver tried to hug the center line, but clipped the bicycle with...

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