FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a high-wheel bicyclist from Kentucky is in serious but stable condition at a hospital after she was hurt in a race in Maryland.
Police say Alison Torpey, 54, of Louisville hit her head just below her helmet in a fall from her penny farthing bicycle Saturday.READ MORE: Man Shot Multiple Times In Southwest Baltimore
Torpey’s biography on the event website says she rides a 52-inch bicycle built in 1887. It says she is an experienced rider and state captain of the Kentucky Wheelmen club.READ MORE: 'Extreme Couponers' In Virginia Sent To Prison In $31.8 Million Fraud Scheme
Twenty-five riders from around the country participated in the race through Frederick’s downtown historic district.MORE NEWS: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
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