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Motorcyclist injured in accident

By The Mercury

A motorcyclist was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center for minor injuries Saturday afternoon after he was struck by a car at the intersection of Clafin and Harry roads.

Lt. Josh Kyle said Heath White, 21, Manhattan, driving a black 2012 Ducati motorcycle, was driving westbound on Clafin when he was struck by Andre Gilds Jr., 39, Manhattan, driving a gold 2007 Pontiac Grand Am.

Kyle said Gilds had been turning onto Claflin from Harry Road. He was not injured.

Officers cited Gilds for failure to yield the right-of-way from a stop sign.

The accident occurred at about 2:24 p.m.

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