June 26, 2009 02:29 PM
A man, believed to be in his 60s, is dead after a bicycle and a sport utility vehicle collided in Vaughan Friday morning.
Just heard about it on the news. It is always sad when something like this happens
At about 9:25 a.m., a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer was stopped at red light facing southbound on Islington Avenue waiting to make a left to head east on Hwy. 7, according to Const. Marina Orlovski.
When the light turned green, the Trailblazer pulled out and was struck on the drivers’ side door by a cyclist headed west on Hwy. 7, Const. Orlovski said.
The bike’s male rider, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police were working to conclusively identify the man as of 2:30 p.m., Const. Orlovski said.
Several witnesses remained at the scene to assist police with the investigation, she added.
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