Cyclist struck and killed near Norwich identified
An OPP cruiser shown on October 17, 2014.
A cyclist has died after colliding with a vehicle on Highway 59, just outside Norwich on Tuesday.
The deceased male has now been identified as Timothy O’Connor, 51, of Norwich Township.
Oxford County OPP were called to investigate the crash at about 9:30 p.m. on Highway 59 between Quaker Street and Utility Line.
Police say a vehicle was northbound when it struck the male cyclist, who was travelling southbound in the northbound lane.
Oxford County EMS attended to assist, but the cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The female driver of the motor vehicle was not injured.
The collision remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision or observed the cyclist prior to the collision in the area of Highway 59 is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 519-688-6540 or OPP at 1-888-310-1122.