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Bicyclist injured in Boulder County hit-and-run crash; driver arrested

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. -- A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Boulder County on Sunday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened about 10 a.m. near Plateau Road and Moonstone Court south of Longmont.

The bicyclist was taken to a hospital to be treated for unknown injuries. The bicyclist, whose name, age and gender were not released, is expected to survive.

Officials described the vehicle as an older model red flatbed pickup truck that was carrying a lot of hay bales.

Before going to the hospital, a trooper found the pickup truck that matched the description at 11:40 a.m.

Because of identifying marks on the truck that were consistent with a collision, the driver was arrested.

The name, age and gender of the driver were not released.

Alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor in the crash, the Colorado State Patrol said.