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Cyclist dies after being struck by pickup truck

10/29/2014 12:06 EDT | Updated 12/29/2014 05:59 EST
A 71-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered when he was hit by a pickup truck while on his bicycle.

Toronto police say the man was riding southbound on Victoria Park Avenue, when he was struck while attempting to cross the O'Connor Drive intersection, at 3:18 p.m. on Tuesday.

The man was rushed to hospital, where he later died. His name has not been released.

Police say the pickup truck was in the midst of making a right-hand turn from Victoria Park Avenue onto O'Connor Drive at the time of the collision.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900.

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