Manitoba

Cyclist killed in crash at Lagimodiere and Bishop Grandin

A cyclist is dead after being hit by a vehicle at the corner of Lagimodiere and Bishop Grandin boulevards Tuesday during rush-hour.

Man, 61, dies of injuries in rush-hour accident at busy intersection

A tanker truck was parked a few hundred metres away from the damaged bicycle Tuesday night. (Rudy Gauer/CBC)

A cyclist is dead after being struck by a vehicle at the corner of Lagimodiere and Bishop Grandin boulevards Tuesday during rush-hour.

Winnipeg police closed down the busy intersection shortly after 5:30 p.m. after reports of a crash with a cyclist.

A 61-year-old man was rushed to hospital in critical condition but later died.

The road closure remained in effect until at least 9 p.m. as police investigated the incident. A bicycle could be seen lying on the ground after the crash.

A bicycle can be seen lying on the ground after a crash at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Bishop Grandin Boulevard in September 2018. (Rudy Gauer/CBC)

The cause of the crash hasn't been released, and police haven't confirmed whether anyone has been arrested.

The investigation continues.

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