Professional triathlete and medical doctor Alex McDonald has been seriously injured after being hit by a pickup truck on a bike ride Thursday in his hometown of Durham, N.C.

Professional triathlete and medical doctor Alex McDonald has been seriously injured after being hit by a pickup truck on a bike ride Thursday in his hometown of Durham, N.C.

According to several news sources, McDonald suffered two broken legs and underwent surgery for six hours at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. According to his schedule on Alexmantri.com, McDonald’s next race was to be Ironman St. George on Saturday, May 7.

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