Bicyclist hit by vehicle near Mt. Vernon
61-year-old seriously injured in hit and run
A Mt. Vernon man was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 2:40 p.m. on Farm Road 2100, one mile east of Mt. Vernon.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Mike Baker, 61, of Mt. Vernon, was riding a bicycle westbound on Farm Road 2100 when he was struck by a white truck. The truck left the scene, and troopers have not made contact with the driver.
Baker suffered serious injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was wearing a safety device.