11/20/2013 10:52 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST

Cyclist killed in traffic accident near Sheppard and Allen

A man is dead following a traffic accident near the Allen Expressway and Sheppard Avenue West. 

The victim was riding a bicycle when he was struck in front of a nearby Esso station. The victim was not breathing when emergency personnel arrived, shortly before 10 a.m., and attempted resuscitation. 

He died after being rushed to a nearby trauma centre, according to Toronto police. His name and age have not been determined.