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2009-01-08

Cyclist seriously injured

By Stephanie Parker

Department of Public Safety Trooper Damon Derr investigated a motorcycle accident that occurred at approximately 12:30 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 31 on Highway 16 north of Medina. Robert Thomas, 55, of Jonestown was traveling around a curve heading toward Medina when his bike left the pavement and hit a road sign. Thomas was ejected from the bike and suffered severe head trauma after his helmet was damaged. He remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit of University Hospital as of press time.