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Area man killed in accident

Thursday, December 4, 2003

NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid County bicyclist sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a car Wednesday evening.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an accident occurred at 5 p.m. at Route U in New Madrid city limits as Claude D. Minner, 43, of New Madrid was riding a bicycle in the center of the eastbound lane in rainy and foggy conditions when he was struck in the rear by an eastbound vehicle driven by Albert S. Purser, 50, of New Madrid.

Minner was transported by ambulance to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston where he was pronounced dead at 8:03 p.m.