A 69-year-old cyclist was killed when he was struck by a truck in a Mississauga intersection Friday morning.
Peel Regional Police say the man on the bike collided with the straight truck at Central Pkwy. and Mavis Rd. shortly after 8 a.m.
The truck driver, who was visibly distraught, remained at the scene.
“The cyclist was vital signs absent when paramedics arrived,” Const. Fiona Thivierge said at the scene Friday. “They worked on him as they rushed him to hospital but he was pronounced dead about an hour later.”
The victim’s name was not immediately released.
NEWS: Elderly cyclist killed in Mississauga
August 15, 2014 by
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