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Cyclist dies after being struck by car in Longueuil

Police in Longueuil are investigating after a cyclist was struck by a car Thursday evening. July 23, 2020. Staff/ Global News

A 52-year-old cyclist has died in hospital after he was struck by a vehicle in Longueuil Thursday evening.

Longueuil police spokesperson Denise Mercille said the collision happened just after 7:00 on Jacques-Cartier Ouest Boulevard, near the intersection of Ste-Helene Street.

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“The cyclist was crossing at a pedestrian crossway when he was struck,” Mercille said.

The man was rushed to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle — a 50-year-old man — was treated for shock, but was otherwise unharmed.

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“Alcohol and speed were not factors in the collision,” Mercille said.

Investigators and collision experts were dispatched to the scene.

Jacques-Cartier Boulevard is closed in both directions to allow for the investigation.

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