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13-year-old cyclist dies of injuries from Orléans crash

A 13-year-old boy who was critically hurt in a collision with a vehicle on Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard late Tuesday afternoon has died.

13-year-old boy was hit on Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard during rush hour

An investigator documents the scene of the collision between a cyclist and a sedan on Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard. (Reno Patry/CBC)

A teen cyclist who was critically hurt in a collision with a vehicle on Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard late Tuesday afternoon has died.

It happened just before 5:30 p.m., near where the boulevard passes over Highway 174.

Paramedics said he was in cardiac arrest with significant blood loss when they arrived.

Police have not identified him, but said Wednesday morning he was a 13-year-old boy.

All roads closed for the investigation have reopened.

The ramp from Jeanne d'Arc to the westbound Highway 174 was closed after the crash. (Reno Patry/CBC)

The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision remained on the scene and was co-operative with police.

No arrests have been made.

Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or who have any information to call the collision investigation unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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