07/29/2013 10:24 EDT | Updated 07/29/2013 10:30 EDT

Vancouver Cyclist Killed After SUV Crash Near Hospital


A cyclist is dead after being hit by an SUV near Vancouver General Hospital on Monday.

The victim, a 42-year-old-woman, was riding her bike on West 12th Avenue near Spruce Street when she fell into traffic around 2 p.m., according to a Vancouver police news release.

The cyclist was taken to hospital where she later died of her severe injuries.

The driver, 32, was not injured and is co-operating with police, Const. Brian Montague confirmed in a statement.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Vancouver Police Department Collision Investigation Unit at (604) 717-3012.

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