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Bicyclist suffers serious head, face injuries near Taughannock Falls State Park

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A 56-year-old Florida man sustained severe head and facial injuries while bicycling near Taughannock Falls State Park in the Town of Ulysses, as reported by New York State Police.

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The man, whose bicycle flipped after an object got lodged in its front wheel, was airlifted for treatment on Wednesday evening.

State troopers were dispatched to the scene shortly before 8 p.m. on receiving a report of a serious cyclist injury.

The man, who was riding eastbound on Taughannock Park Road when the accident occurred, was wearing a helmet at the time. He was subsequently transported to Robert Packer Hospital for further medical attention.