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Bicyclist hurt in Rochester hit-and-run accident

Eric Lopez Martinez Eric Lopez Martinez

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A bicyclist was injured Thursday in a hit-and-run accident in Rochester.

Rochester police say Eric Lopez Martinez was westbound on West Silver Lake Dr. when he grazed a woman in the bike lane.

The incident happened around 5:40 p.m. Thursday.

After striking the woman, police say Martinez continued on until he stopped a short distance later.

His blood alcohol content at the time was .173.

The woman suffered minor injuries but did not require medical attention.

Police say Martinez has a significant criminal history that includes DUI's in other states.

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