Truck strikes, injures 3 Connecticut cyclists in Vermont

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SOMERSET, Vt. — Vermont state police say three bicyclists from Connecticut are recovering from injuries after a pickup truck driver struck them in Somerset, Vermont.

Police said 19-year-old Lukas Wallace, of Halifax, struck the cyclists and another vehicle on Somerset Road at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said 53-year-old Timothy Ahern, of Essex, suffered head injuries and compound fractures of his left leg and 33-year-old John Biehn, of Madison, has internal injuries and injuries to his ankle and wrist. Police say both are in stable condition at Albany Medical Center.

They said 40-year-old Graeme Street, of Essex, was treated for knee and hand injuries and released.

Officials said Wallace and the other driver he hit — 19-year-old Cameron Johnson, of Jacksonville — were not injured.

The investigation is continuing.