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Man on bike killed in Brampton after being hit by vehicle

A photo from the scene in Brampton.
A photo from the scene in Brampton. Doug Gamey / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a man who was riding a bike has died after being hit by a vehicle in Brampton on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Rutherford and Orenda roads at 7:23 a.m.

Peel Paramedics said a male patient was transported in life-threatening condition to a local hospital where he later died.

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Police initially said that the driver involved in the collision did not remain at the scene. In an update, police said the investigation is no longer a fail-to-remain incident.

“Originally, we had reported that we believed it to be a fail-to-remain. Since that time, the investigation has revealed that in fact the Major Collision Bureau is not investigating this as a fail-to-remain investigation,” Const. Heather Cannon told reporters at the scene.

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Cannon said no one is under arrest yet and the investigation is still ongoing.

Rutherford Road was closed between Orenda Road and Clark Boulevard for the investigation.

A photo from the scene in Brampton.
A photo from the scene in Brampton. Doug Gamey / Global News

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