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Bicyclist Injured in Dodge County Crash

One
person was injured when a truck hit a bicycle in the Town of Beaver Dam Tuesday afternoon. According to
the Dodge County sheriff’s Department, 67 year old Larry Bilke of Beaver Dam
was riding his bicycle east on County Highway S near the intersection with
South Center Road. Bilke was turning north onto Center Road when a Kenworth
truck driven by 59 year old Jeffrey Ziehme of Juneau swerved to miss his bike,
but ended up hitting it with the right side of the truck. Bilke was transported
to Beaver Dam
Hospital and then transferred to UW
Hospital in Madison
for treatment. Ziehme was uninjured. The time of the call was 3:22 pm.