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Cyclist dies after being struck by vehicle near Kensington Market

Officers say the man suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident. The victim later died in hospital. Hughes Cormier/CityNews

Toronto police say a male cyclist has died after he was hit by a car just north of Kensington Market.

Officers were called to the Dundas Street West and Denison Avenue area around 6 p.m. Thursday night for reports that a man had been struck.

The victim’s injuries were serious and police say CPR was performed.

The man was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Constable David Hopkinson says the driver remained at the scene.

Road closures will be in place as the investigation continues.