Canada Cyclist struck during charity bike ride has died, organizer says

02:31  03 june  2018
02:31  03 june  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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A cyclist struck during a charity bike ride west of Kingston, Ont., earlier this week has died, the ride's organizer says.

Jeff Vervaeke of Waterdown, Ont., died Friday while surrounded by his friends and family, said Gord Townley, the organizer of the 7 Days in May ride for Pancreatic Cancer.

The 42-year-old was one of a handful of cyclists taking part in the 1,200-kilometre journey around Lake Ontario that were struck May 27 by a car on Bath Road, west of Kingston, Ont.

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A CYCLIST who died during a charity bike ride yesterday collapsed without warning halfway between Sydney and Wollongong. The event involves a 90 kilometre and 58 kilometre course. It is not known which the man was riding in when tragedy struck .

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51-year-old already charged

Townley previously told CBC Radio's  As it Happens  that the group had pulled over to the road's shoulder to tend to an injured rider when they were struck by a car trying to pass a van.

On May 30, Ontario Provincial Police said they had charged a 51-year-old man with two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

He was scheduled to appear in court in Napanee, Ont., that afternoon for a bail hearing.

OPP have not yet said whether the charges against the man will be upgraded.

Mom says son was walking home when struck, killed .
SYDNEY, N.S. - The mother of a 17-year-old boy who was struck and killed on a Cape Breton highway says he was bending over to tie his shoe as he walked home from a graduation party. Jenn Hanna says her son Joneil was at a graduation house party in Leitches Creek, and began walking home with friends along Highway 223 after the party at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

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