Cyclist in Summerland discovered dead Wednesday

Cyclist discovered dead

Summerland RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after a 54-year-old male cyclist was found dead in Summerland Wednesday afternoon.

On February 12, 2020 at 1:42 p.m., police and other emergency crews responded to reports that a cyclist was down on Dale Meadows Road. Witnesses found him on the roadway suffering from serious injuries.

"Sadly, the 54-year-old Summerland man succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the scene," said Sgt. Jason Bayda, spokesperson for the RCMP. "Our investigators are now trying to piece together what caused the crash."

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident as well as anyone who has a dash camera and was driving in the area.

The BC Coroners Service is also investigating the man’s sudden death, in an effort to determine how, where, when and by what means the man died. Due to the privacy of the deceased, his name will not be released.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Summerland RCMP at 250-494-7416.

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