Driver cited after striking bike Friday

A man was cited after striking a bicyclist on West TR 112 Friday night.

Sgt. Kent Jeffries of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said John Todd, 52, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 on a bicycle and James Mills, 36, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 in a 2008 Mazda RX7. The Mazda ran into the back of the bicycle, he said.

Jeffries said Todd was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

Mills was cited assured clear distance ahead, he said.

Mills was wearing a seatbelt, but Todd was not wearing safety equipment, Jeffries said.

The accident was reported at 11:16 p.m. and Bascom EMS, Bascom Joint Fire District, the Echo unit and State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

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