Winnipeg cyclist hit and killed by front-end loader, police say

A cyclist is dead after police say he was hit by a front-end loader doing snow-clearing work in Winnipeg.

Two off-duty police officers came across the injured adult male cyclist shortly after the crash near Mission and Plinguet streets around 10:20 p.m. Thursday, police said in a Friday morning media release.

Read more: Manitoba woman dead after passing vehicle leads to fatal highway collision

The cyclist was significantly injured, police say.

The off-duty officers provided emergency medical care while two on-duty Winnipeg Transit employees stopped to help by re-routing traffic, but police say the man died shortly after on-duty police and emergency workers arrived.

Click to play video: 'Gravel truck driver, 61, dies in crash on Highway 6, Manitoba RCMP say'

Gravel truck driver, 61, dies in crash on Highway 6, Manitoba RCMP say

Police have not identified the man or released any further details.

Story continues below advertisement

The driver of the front-end loader remained at the scene, police said.

Read more: Woman killed in King Edward Street crash: Winnipeg police

Members of the traffic division are investigating.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is asked to call police at 204-986-7085.

&© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

View original article here Source