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Bicyclist hit by SUV near Bullard

BULLARD, TX (KLTV) - A bicyclist is injured after being struck by an SUV near Bullard.

The wreck happened around 9:30 am on FM 2493 east of Hwy 69 near the KE Bushman's Winery and Celebration Center. 

According to DPS, 36-year-old Michelle Turner of Bullard was heading eastbound on FM 2493 when she was blinded by the sun and struck bicyclist, Timothy Meyer, 59, of Tyler who was also traveling eastbound.

Mr. Meyer was thrown from the bike and ended up in the ditch.

Meyer was transported to a Tyler hospital. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time, but we are told he was conscious when highway patrol arrived on the scene.

Ms. Turner was ticketed for failure to control speed.

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