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Bicycle rider injured when struck by car Friday near Proebstel

By , Columbian Metro Editor

A cyclist was transported to a local hospital after being struck by a car in east Clark County on Friday afternoon.

According to the Washington State Patrol, Alexander Mackmer of Washougal, 31, was driving eastbound on state Highway 500 in the Proebstel area when he attempted a left turn onto east 53rd Street.

Bernard Doering, 60, was cycling westbound on the highway and was hit by the car just before 5 p.m. Doering, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

An investigation is ongoing, according to the Washington State Patrol.