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Fire closes Woodlawn eatery; Bicyclist hurt nearby

A small fire has shut down Century Inn restaurant off Ohio 4 in Woodlawn. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A small fire has shut down Century Inn restaurant off Ohio 4 in Woodlawn. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
A bicyclist in his 50s was struck on Ohio 4 near a fire scene at the Century Inn early Thursday. The man was semi-conscious as he was wheeled into an ambulance. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A bicyclist in his 50s was struck on Ohio 4 near a fire scene at the Century Inn early Thursday. The man was semi-conscious as he was wheeled into an ambulance. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
WOODLAWN, OH (FOX19) -

A small fire early Thursday closed Century Inn restaurant off Ohio 4 near Glendale-Milford Road until further notice, fire officials said.

Minutes after crews reopened Ohio 4, a man in his 50s on a bicycle was struck in the westbound lanes nearby, according to Hamilton County emergency communication reports.

The man was semi-conscious as paramedics loaded him into an ambulance.

Officials say a blue Lincoln Continental fled the scene after striking the bicyclists. The car's license plate is unknown and Woodlawn police ask anyone with information to contact them at 513-771-8480.

The victim received treatment for non-life threatening injuries. 

Fire crews arrived to the scene 5:45 a.m. after flames were reported inside Century Inn's second-story dining room.

Crews quickly knocked down the fire.

The cause remains under investigation. 

A damage estimate was not available and the cause under investigation.

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