MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A cyclist in a Stearns County bike race was injured Sunday after colliding with a car.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, just before 1:30 p.m. authorities were called to a car crash involving a bicycle. The cyclist had been part of a local bike race.
Upon arrival, officials learned that 45-year-old Jeffrey Damm, of Minneapolis, was riding northbound on 223 Avenue when a car, driven by 45-year-old Ronald Buerman of Albany, pulled out onto the road from 300 Street.
Officers said Buerman had not seen Damm coming.
Damm was treated on the scene and later transported to St. Cloud Hospital ER. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The crash is currently under investigation.