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Downed mountain biker in “fair” condition

Maynard tumbled 70 feet Monday afternoon
By: Staff Report
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Rex Maynard, 68, of Auburn, is in "fair" condition at Sutter Roseville Medical Center after a mountain bike crash Monday afternoon, according to Robin Montgomery, spokesperson for the hospital.

Maynard was riding his bike with a friend on the Lake Clementine Trail near the Foresthill Bridge when he lost control, left the trail on the right side and tumbled 70 feet down a rocky hill. He was flown out of the American River Canyon via helicopter shortly after.

Maynard is a seasoned mountain biker and has finished the Western States Trail run multiple times. He has also been instrumental in clean up efforts of the American River Canyon and the Auburn State Recreation Area.

A voice message left by Maynard's wife, Becky Morris, on their home machine said Wednesday that none of his injuries from the accident are life threatening.