Bicyclist taken to hospital after crashing into truck in Lancaster County

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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– An Ephrata man was injured after crashing into a truck this morning while he was riding his bicycle.

Nevin Shirk, 27, crashed into a vehicle while riding his bicycle east on Route 322 at an approximate speed of 10 mph around 6:15 a.m.

An ’08 Ford Truck was exiting a private driveway when Shirk collided with it.

Shirk was taken to Ephrata Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It was determined that Shirk did not have front white lighting and was wearing dark clothing.

Witness statements indicate that darkness were a contributing factor to the crash.

Anyone with further information or who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Officer Matthew Speicher at 717-733-0965 or via www.nlcrpd.org.

PREVIOUSLY: Police responded to the scene of a bicyclist struck in Clay Township.

The incident occurred sometime after 5:30 a.m. near W. Main St. and Wissler Road.

There are no roads closed and no word on any injuries at this time.