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Man arrested for drunken cycling

Associated Press reports that a 46 year-old drunken cyclist was arrested and taken to jail in Ogden, Arkansas after a state trooper saw him take a clumsy spill at a state highway intersection.

"He was pedaling through the intersection of Highway 71 at the Grand Street crossover and fell off the bike," said Trooper Jamie Gravier, who was standing about 50 feet away. "The pedals kept hitting the kick stand and he couldn't keep it up. He was in the middle of the southbound lanes of traffic."

After Don Evans fell from his mountain bike and onto the highway pavement, Gravier turned on his emergency lights to warn passing motorists, then took the man to hospital, where he was treated and released, before being taken to jail and charged with public intoxication.

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