Hamilton cyclist struck by vehicle, dies in hospital

Hamilton police say a 68-year-old cyclist has died in hospital, after being struck by a vehicle. Hamilton Police

A Hamilton cyclist, who was struck by a vehicle over a week ago, has died in hospital.

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Hamilton police say 68-year-old Peter Peric succumbed to his injuries on Thursday.

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, Peric was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle at Trinity Church and Golf Club roads.

Police say the victim was not wearing a helmet and due to thick fog at the time, his riding lights were not visible.

READ MORE: Hamilton police seeking witnesses to crash involving cyclist

The Hamilton police collision reconstruction unit conducted a thorough investigation and determined the driver of the vehicle was not at fault for the incident and no charges are pending.

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