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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

One can never guess who they may run into on an early bicycle ride. This was especially true for one Easton resident who, while on a bike ride Aug. 4, crashed into a black bear.

At 8:10 a.m. that morning, officers were dispatched to the area of Valley Forge Road and Troutbrook Lane on report of a bicyclist crashing. The bicyclist, identified as Jim Tirano, said he was traveling south on Valley Forge Road by himself.

As he began to make the S-curve in the roadway by a bridge, he struck a black bear with the front of his bike....




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Valley Forge Road in Weston, CT is one of the roads I ride on frequently. A beautiful scenic ride through aquifer-protected woodland and alongside a reservoir.

I've seen all manner of wildlife but, fortunately, I never ran into a bear.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-08-13 11:23 AM | Reply

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