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Ironman CdA competitor in critical condition after being hit by support car

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 10:14 p.m.

An Ironman competitor was listed in critical condition Sunday night after being hit by an Ironman support car, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

Crystal E. O’Conner, a 52-year-old Bozeman, Montana, resident, was a cyclist during the collision, which occurred around 1 p.m. near U.S. Highway 95 and Putnam Road.

O’Conner was airlifted to Kootenai Health. The driver of the support car, 65-year-old Michael R. Fuller, was not injured.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the collision.


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