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58-year-old cyclist from Halifax dead following highway collision

The incident happened yesterday afternoon, Sept. 17, in Pembroke.

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.

Tyler Dunne

About the Author: Tyler Dunne

Tyler is originally from Newfoundland and Labrador but has lived all over the country. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, including surfing, camping and paddle boarding, spending time with his partner and cat, and watching the NFL.
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