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Published: Wednesday, 6/26/2002

Motorcyclist hospitalized after collision with auto

LIMA, Ohio - A Wapakoneta man was injured yesterday after his motorcycle collided with a car on East Town Road in American Township.

Vernon Myers, 68, was listed in serious condition at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. The driver of the car, Matthew Thomason, 18, of Lima, was not injured.

The Ohio Highway Patrol in Lima said Mr. Thomason was northbound at 1:30 p.m. on East Town Road when he attempted to make a left turn.

Mr. Myers, who was traveling behind the car, tried to avoid the collision but clipped the rear of the vehicle with his bike.

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