Elderly cyclist from Georgia dies in Digby area

On August 20, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Digby RCMP responded to a call about an injured cyclist who was found laying on Lansdowne Road.

The cyclist, an 81-year-old man from Savannah, Georgia, was treated by EHS and then transported to Digby General Hospital where he later died.

RCMP investigators examined the scene and there were no obvious signs of a collision with a vehicle. The investigation continues.

Lansdowne Road was closed for several hours but has since reopened. During the incident, Bear River Volunteer Fire Department assisted officers with first aid and traffic control

Anyone with information that may help the ongoing investigation is asked to contact 902-245-2579. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Our thoughts are with the cyclist’s family at this difficult time.

Source: Release

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