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21-year-old thrown from electric bicycle after collision with vehicle near Seneca Falls Walmart

Police say a 21-year-old was hurt after a crash involving an electric bicycle and vehicle near the Walmart in Seneca Falls.

According to a news release, around 2:20 p.m. the Seneca County 911 Center received a call reporting that a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on North Road.

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The Seneca Falls Police Department, Seneca Falls Fire Department, and North Seneca Ambulance responded to the scene.

They found that the electric bike was operated by 21-year-old David Vanhouten, of Waterloo, who was traveling west on North Road- when he attempted to pass a vehicle. The vehicle, operated by Parthenia Excel, 79, of Waterloo, then turned left into Walmart- striking the bicyclist.

Vanhouten was thrown from his electric bicycle and sustained minor injuries. He refused transport to a local hospital, according to police.