Cyclist dies in crash with semi

One man is dead following a crash between a cyclist and a semi Friday in the BX area of Vernon.

Police say the collision occurred about 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Silver Star Road and L & A Road.

The cyclist died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The road is expected to be closed for some time while the traffic analyst investigates this crash.

People are asked to detour around the crash scene until further notice.

Police have not released any further details.

This is the sixth fatality suffered on North Okanagan roads in 2011.

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