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Cyclist Killed in Collision with Front-End Loader

December 16, 2022 10:46 AM | News


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A Winnipeg Police Service shoulder badge is seen at the Public Information Office in Winnipeg, on September 2, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG — A cyclist was killed Thursday night in a collision involving a front-end loader clearing snow.

The accident happened near Mission Street and Plinguet Street just before 10:30 p.m.

Winnipeg police say two off-duty service members came across the scene and began providing emergency medical care for the cyclist. Two on-duty Winnipeg Transit employees and helped re-route traffic in the area.

The cyclist, an adult male, suffered significant injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The front-end loader driver remained at the scene of the collision.

Anyone with information or that may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-7085.