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Two cyclists dead following crash with bus in Temiskaming Shores, Ont.

The crash, which took place on Lakeshore Road, occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
The crash, which took place on Lakeshore Road, occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press

Two cyclists have been pronounced dead following a crash with a bus in Temiskaming Shores, Ont., on Wednesday afternoon, local OPP say.

The crash, which took place on Lakeshore Road, occurred shortly before 2 p.m.

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Police say officers, paramedics and fire crews attended the scene.

On Thursday, the two cyclists were identified as Garnett Johnson, 74, from Temiskaming Shores, and Jeffrey Splinter, 57, from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

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Lakeshore Road between Melville Street and Radley’s Hill Road was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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The investigation is ongoing.

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