Teen cyclist dies after being hit by tractor trailer in Oshawa

Police are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Oshawa Thursday (May 19).

According to the DRPS, officersresponded to a report of a cyclist being struck by a tractor trailer at the intersection of Simcoe Street South and Wentworth Street West shortly after 7:15 p.m.

“The 16-year-old cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the transport truck remained at the scene and cooperated with investigating officers,” a media release reads.

The roads in the area were closed for several hours for the police investigation, which is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident or who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5267.


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