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Bicyclist Hits Curb, Is Impaled on Fence

July 28, 2001|From Times Staff Reports

A cyclist riding downhill Friday in Canyon Country lost control of his bicycle, hit a curb and was impaled on a wrought iron fence.

In addition to a chest puncture, Nicholas Robertson, 26, suffered a fractured right arm and cut left arm and knee.

After a nearby resident called 911, Robertson was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, where he remains in serious condition, authorities said.

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