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A bicyclist was cited after being struck and seriously injured by a vehicle late Monday evening near Wonder Lake, the sheriff’s office said.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Wonder Lake Fire Protection District and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 11:20 p.m. Monday to the 6100 block of McCullom Lake Road in Wonder Lake for a report of a vehicle crash.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Emily Matusek said deputies were called for a crash involving a Toyota RAV4 and a bicycle.

The incident occurred on McCullom Lake Road west of Rose Ann Court.

A preliminary investigation shows the bicyclist was struck in the westbound lane of traffic after the driver of the Toyota did not see the bicyclist on the roadway, Matusek said.

A medical helicopter was initially called to respond to the area to transport the victim, identified as John Podhorsky, 60, of Crystal Lake.

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The medical helicopter was canceled and Podhorsky, who suffered heavy bleeding, was transported by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry.

Matusek said Podhorsky suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. He was issued a citation for lack of proper lighting on a bicycle.

The crash remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.