06/14/2013 11:20 EDT | Updated 08/14/2013 05:12 EDT

Cyclist killed near Kamloops

A 58-year-old man was killed Thursday night, after being hit by a box truck while riding his bike near Kamloops.

The man was cycling along the Trans-Canada Highway near Cherry Creek, west of Kamloops, when he was struck.

Kamloops RCMP said the crash happened around 6 p.m.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.