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A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE AFTER BEING INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT ON COCHRAN BOULEVARD TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 83 YEAR OLD STURGIS LYSTER OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS NORTHBOUND ON COCHRAN SOUTH OF US 41 JUST AFTER 1:30PM WHEN HE TURNED HIS KIA LEFT INTO THE PATH OF A MOTORCYCLE THAT WAS RIDDEN BY 25 YEAR OLD DUSTIN KLETT.  THE IMPACT OVERTURNED THE BIKE AND THREW KLETT, WHO WAS WEARING HIS HELMET, TO THE GROUND.  CHARLOTTE FIRE AND EMS REPORTS THAT KLETT WAS IN AND OUT OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND BARELY BREATHING WHEN THEY ARRIVED.  HE WAS AIRLIFTED TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION.  LYSTER WAS NOT INJURED.  A STRETCH OF COCHRAN BOULEVARD WAS SHUT DOWN FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR FOR TROOPERS TO INVESTIGATE, AND THEY SAY CHARGES ARE PENDING AGAINST LYSTER.