Sioux City bicyclist dragged under pickup

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April 30th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A Sioux City bicyclist has been hospitalized after being hit and dragged by a pickup. Police say 31-year old William Kammerer was struck about 5 a.m. Sunday as he headed down West 6th Street on his bike. Officer say Kammerer became caught under the pickup and was dragged 150 feet.  Kammerer was run over by the truck as he got loose and dropped to the roadway. Police say his injuries included broken bones. The pickup was found later, and the driver was arrested. Police say 21-year old Fernando Garcia, of Sioux City, is accused of leaving the scene, failing to yield and not having insurance.