Middlesex County OPP Wants Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run with Cyclist Monday Night – London | The Canadian News

A bicyclist died after being hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Middlesex County Monday night, the Middlesex County OPP says.

On Monday at 9:15 pm, OPP and Middlesex-London Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision in Adelaide-Metcalfe Township.

Police say a bicyclist was traveling westbound on Calvert Drive when he was struck by a vehicle heading in the same direction.

The rider, a 45-year-old man from Strathroy, Ontario, was thrown off his bike and pronounced dead at the scene, the OPP says.

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Police say the driver did not remain at the scene and is being asked to contact the Middlesex County OPP.

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The name of the deceased will not be released while the following are notified.

The West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Control team continues to investigate.

All drivers traveling on the Calvert Line between 6:30 pm and 7:45 pm are asked to contact the police if they observed anything suspicious.

Community residents are also asked to check their security surveillance cameras to see if the footage captured the vehicle or the cyclist.

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