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Man beaten unconscious, bicyclists step in

Published On: Apr 22 2014 11:20:36 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 22 2014 02:16:51 PM CDT
David Hurley

David Hurley

MADISON, Wis. -

Two bicyclists came to the aid of a man who was beaten unconscious on a bike trail in a feud over a woman, according to a release from Madison police.

The bicyclists told police the 60-year-old man was being punched under a bridge on the Yahara River Bike Path Monday morning when they stopped to help. One of them pulled the attacker off the victim while the other called police.

Witnesses told police David M. Hurley, 45, continued to punch the victim after he lost consciousness.

The man was hospitalized for treatment of head injuries.

Police said both men were drunk and one said they were fighting over a woman.

Hurley was arrested on suspicion of substantial battery.

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