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Cyclist killed in collision near Altona

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A 65-year-old cyclist was killed Tuesday evening when he was struck by a van on Highway 421.

The cyclist and the motor vehicle were both travelling westbound near Altona at the time of the collision. Police and paramedics were called just after 8 p.m.

RCMP said the cyclist was wearing dark non-reflective clothing, and there was "little lighting" on the bicycle.

Police have not released the name of the victim. A traffic analyst has been called in to investigate.

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