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Denton Woman in Critical Condition After Bike and Truck Collide

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DENTON, Md. – A woman is in critical but stable condition after she was hit by a tractor while riding her bike.

Police say it happened shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday when 51-year-old Elizabeth Smith, of Denton, rode across Shore Highway against a red light and into the path of a 1998 Freightliner semi-truck tractor. According to officers, the driver of the truck – 46-year-old Paul Turbitt of Laurel – attempted to stop the vehicle but was unable to do so and collided with Smith.

Maryland State Police Aviation flew her to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

The Maryland State Police CRASH Team and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement division and the Caroline County Sheriff's Office's are assisting Denton Police with the ongoing investigation.

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