58-year-old cyclist from Halifax dead following highway collision
Posted Sep 18, 2022 01:58:10 PM.
RCMP say a cyclist from Halifax was fatally struck by a vehicle yesterday afternoon in Pembroke.
RCMP say at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 17, first responders arrived on the scene of an incident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Highway 215.
Officers determined the SUV travelling southwest struck the cyclist who was travelling in the opposite direction and attempting to cross the roadway.
The cyclist was a 58-year-old man from Halifax and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Mounties say the SUV driver, a 64-year-old man from Pembroke, was displaying signs of impairment and was arrested at the scene.
Highway 215 was closed for several hours while a collision analyst was on the scene, but the highway has since been reopened.
RCMP say the investigation is ongoing.