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Bizarre collision of bike, squirrel at GranFondo charity ride

The last thing Christopher Davis remembers is flying over the handle bars of his bike.

For many cyclists, being struck on the road is an all too familiar experience, accompanied by bone fractures, concussions or sometimes worse. Davis was seriously hurt in the incident, but how it happened is what sets his story apart.

That's because Davis was struck by a squirrel, or as he called it on Twitter, a "kamikaze squirrel."

My Levi's Gran Fondo ride yesterday was cut short by this kamikaze squirrel.

— Christopher Davis (@DavisOnABike)

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