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Bicyclist hit by car in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A bicyclist was hit by a car in Spokane Valley Thursday morning, at the intersection of 4th Ave. and Whipple, said Spokane Valley Police. 

The bicyclist, Nick Robnett, said just before 12:30 a.m. he took a right on 4th Ave. from Pines and saw a car coming straight at him.  He slowed down, but said the driver suddenly put on its blinker and hit him.  Robnett said he thought the car was going about 15-20 mph, and Valley Police agreed.  Robnett was thrown off his bike, hitting the car's windshield and then landing on the pavement. 

He was sore all over but wasn't seriously hurt, he said.  Police advised Robnett to go to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

The driver of the car was cited for negligent driving and driving without insurance. She was not injured. Watch the exclusive interview with bicyclist Nick Robnett, attached.

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