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Police searching for driver who hit bicyclist near Warsaw

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Police in Kosciusko County are looking for a driver who hit a bicyclist north of Warsaw Monday evening.

Kosciusko County Deputies were called to the scene in the area of 1039 West 300 North, not far from Madison Elementary School, around 9:15 Monday evening. Officers found the bicyclist, 27-year-old Joseph Roose of Wabash, lying in the ditch. Police say he suffered extensive injuries to his left arm and chest pain. Paramedics determined he had a possible collapsed left lung. Roose was taken to a Warsaw hospital, then transported to a Fort Wayne hospital in serious condition.

Police say Roose was traveling east on the road. He says he was suddenly struck by a passing vehicle, throwing him airborne. He was not able to give police a clear description of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to call the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.

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