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Bicyclist hit by pickup airlifted to Harborview

An Oak Harbor woman was airlifted Saturday evening to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after she was struck on her bicycle by a pickup, according to Washington State Patrol reports.

Christina Bromme, 56, is being treated for injuries sustained in the accident.

At about 7:30 p.m., Taylor C. Evans, 23, of Coupeville, was traveling westbound on Bakken Road in Greenbank when the accident occurred. He was making a left turn into a private driveway when his 1997 Chevrolet S10 pickup struck Bromme, State Patrol Officer L. Provoncha reported.

Bromme was traveling eastbound on her bicycle. She was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Drugs or alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, according to the State Patrol report. The cause was reported as failure to yield right of way.

Evans' pickup was impounded.

 

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