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A cyclist who died after a collision with a car downtown yesterday morning was not wearing a helmet, police said Thursday.
The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday near the corner of York Avenue and Main Street. The 68-year-old male cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries.
Winnipeg police patrol Sgt. Monica Stothers said early indications are that the man was not wearing a helmet.
The man’s name wasn't released Thursday morning and police are still investigating how the accident occurred.
No charges have been laid.
Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the accident to contact investigators at 204-986-6271.