67-year-old Middlesex Centre woman ID’d as cyclist fatally struck northwest of London

A female cyclist was pronounced dead after being struck by a vehicle on Bear Creek Road in Ilderton on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Google Maps 2017

Middlesex OPP have identified a 67-year-old Middlesex Centre woman as the victim of a fatal collision Tuesday northwest of London involving a cyclist and a vehicle.

Police, Middlesex-London EMS, and Middlesex Centre fire crews were called to the scene along Bear Creek Road between Sinclair Drive and Ivan Drive at 5 p.m.

According to investigators, a female cyclist was travelling south on Bear Creek Road when she was fatally struck by a vehicle travelling in the same direction. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and remained on scene, police said.

Police on Wednesday issued a plea to the public seeking assistance in identifying the victim.

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On Friday, police announced they had confirmed the victim’s identity as Evlynne Loubert, 67, of Middlesex Centre, Ont., and that next of kin had been notified.

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“The Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police would like to thank all those involved in determining the identity of Evlynne,” police said in a release.

“At this time the investigation is still open as to the causal factors of the collision.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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