Cyclist killed in Cochrane highway crash

A man who was cycling was killed in a Cochrane collision on Wednesday, according to RCMP and EMS.

Emergency crews responded to the crash on Highway 22, several kilometres north of the Highway 1A and Highway 22 intersection, after 5:30 p.m., RCMP said.

EMS said an SUV hit the cyclist on a straight stretch of Highway 22, north of Range Road 43, within Cochrane town limits.

EMS said the cyclist was found dead at the scene, and the SUV driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital in stable condition as a precaution.

Police said both directions of the highway were shut down as officers investigated.

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