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Cyclist dies after being hit by truck in Little Italy

Last Updated Dec 20, 2017 at 1:20 pm EDT

Police investigate after a cyclist was hit by a truck on College Street in Toronto's Little Italy neighbourhood on Dec. 20, 2017. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry

A cyclist has died after being hit by a cube van in Little Italy on Wednesday.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. on College Street, just east of Ossington Avenue.

The cyclist was taken to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries and later died.

College Street is closed in both directions from Ossington to Shaw Street while police investigate, and streetcars are diverting.

Police investigate after a cyclist was hit by a truck on College Street in Toronto's Little Italy neighbourhood on Dec. 20, 2017. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry
Police investigate after a cyclist was hit by a truck on College Street in Toronto’s Little Italy neighbourhood on Dec. 20, 2017. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry