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Cyclist hurt in Tuesday car collision


LIQUID ASSETS—Fridays are always busy times at bank drive-throughs but the past one was sweet at Classic Bank. Employees served root beer floats to customers in an annual customer appreciation gesture that’s become a tradition. Among those doling out the floats were (L-R) Lee Ann Jenkins-Branch Manager/Assistant VP and Deborah Burrough, Area Branch Manager/Bank Vice-President. LIQUID ASSETS—Fridays are always busy times at bank drive-throughs but the past one was sweet at Classic Bank. Employees served root beer floats to customers in an annual customer appreciation gesture that’s become a tradition. Among those doling out the floats were (L-R) Lee Ann Jenkins-Branch Manager/Assistant VP and Deborah Burrough, Area Branch Manager/Bank Vice-President. A Rockdale man was taken to Richards Memorial Hospital just before midnight Tuesday after his bicycle was in collision with a car.

Police said James Goss was riding the bicycle on East Cameron Avenue (US 79) when it was in collision with a 2003 Volkswagen driven by Seth Walker Smith, of Rockdale.

Police said their investigstion showed Goss lost control of the bicycle and was struck by the vehicle.

Rockdale police and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambuance and paramedic team responded.

Goss was complaining of leg pain at the scene, police said.

Only damage to the car was a blown tire, according to the investigation.


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