Bike Walk Connecticut member Colleen Kelly Alexander's triumph over her near death experience after being hit while cycling is chronicled in this Patch story by Lisa Lenkiewicz.
"For many years, Colleen Kelly Alexander rode her bicycle every week for about 300 miles, including the 10-mile journey from her home in Clinton, Connecticut, to work. One fall day in 2011, as she biked home, tragedy struck--a 30-ton freight truck went through a stop sign and slammed into her, crushing her and leaving her near death. Rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital, she “flatlined” twice. But she survived. Then she faced countless operations to repair her body parts and endured weeks of arduous physical therapy." ... Read the full Patch story here.
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