Police said it appears the woman’s bicycle hit a pothole and caused her to fall to the pavement, then she was hit by a pickup truck.
A woman biking in Roxton died Saturday afternoon after she fell off her bike and was hit by a pickup truck.
A spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec said it appears that the woman’s bicycle hit a pothole and caused her to fall to the pavement on Granby Rd. (Or Highway 139), near the intersection of De la Grotte St. in Roxton, a city in the eastern municipalities about 100 kilometers east of Montreal.
The woman, who was wearing a bicycle helmet, was struck by a van, the spokesperson said.
The victim, described only as a woman in her 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
An SQ investigator was assigned to examine the scene and determine what happened.