Bicyclist on Thun Trail struck by fallen tree during storm

Posted: 2:18 PM EDT Jul 27, 2012   Updated: 6:24 PM EDT Jul 27, 2012
Tree on bicyclist
READING, Pa. -

A freak accident during the storm Thursday evening sent a bicyclist to the hospital.

Part of a large tree fell on a man riding his bicycle on the Thun Trail, off Morgantown Road, in southwest Reading just before 7:30 p.m., firefighters said.

The impact broke apart the man's helmet and seriously damaged his bike.

Officials could provide no information about the man's identity or his condition.