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Moncton man on electric bicycle killed in crash with truck

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A 60-year-old Moncton cyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon after a collision with a five-ton truck.

Codiac Regional RCMP responded to the call around 2:20 p.m., along with the fire department and paramedics, on Connaught Avenue.

The cyclist, who was riding an electric bicycle, died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

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The driver of the truck was uninjured.

“An RCMP collision reconstructionist and a member of the New Brunswick Coroner’s office are assisting with the ongoing investigation,” RCMP noted.

“An autopsy will be scheduled to help determine the man’s exact cause of death.”

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The area was closed for about six hours as part of the investigation.

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