\Bicyclist Injured by Combine

A bicyclist was injured by a combine in an accident yesterday on Missouri Highway 3…

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Daniel Mandell, 59, of Kirksville, was riding his bicycle northbound on Highway 3 at Stucky Cemetery Trail, about two miles south of Kirksville. Just before 1 p.m. At the same time, Marion Palermo, 51, of Kirksville, was northbound towing a combine with his Ford F-350, and passed the bicyclist. While completing the pass, the combine struck Mandell in the head. Mandell received minor injuries and was transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center by Adair County Ambulance.