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Visalia man riding motorized bicycle hit by SUV

A Visalia bicyclist was in critical condition Wednesday after being hit by a car.

About 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, Mark Stephen Hearne II, 33, was riding a motorized bicycle north on Linwood Street, north of Myrtle Avenue, when he was hit by a 2004 white GMC Yukon SUV also heading north.

The driver of the Yukon was not hurt, Visalia police said.

Hearne suffered severe injuries and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he remained in critical condition Wednesday.

The cause of the collision is being investigated.

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