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1 cyclist killed, another injured following crash in Hamilton

One cyclist is dead and another suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck from behind by a vehicle in Hamilton Sunday morning, OPP said.

OPP say 1 cyclist died on the scene, another suffered life-threatening injuries

One cyclist was killed and another was injured after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 5 near Hamilton Sunday morning. (Andrew Collins)

One cyclist is dead and another suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck from behind by a vehicle in Hamilton Sunday morning, OPP said.

Police say the cyclists were riding eastbound on Highway 5, just west of Sydenham Road in Flamborough, when the collision occurred around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Two men, each around 45 years old, were struck from behind by a car. One died at the scene and the other was taken to hospital.

Police expect the highway to remain closed until 4 p.m. between Millgrove Side Road and Ofield Road in both directions.

Police ask anyone with any information about the collision to call Const. E. Tripp at the OPP Burlington Detachment at 905-681-2511. 

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