Calgary, AB,

Driver arrested for fatal collision with cyclist

A collision between a truck and a cyclist near the McKenzie Meadows Golf Club has resulted in the death of the cyclist and the arrest of the driver.

Shortly after 8 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, a 25-year-old man drove his truck out of the golf club parking lot into the eastbound lanes of McKenzie Drive S.E. It is believed the driver crossed over the solid yellow line and entered the westbound lanes where he struck a cyclist travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes of McKenzie Drive.

The cyclist, a man in his 60s, was declared deceased on scene.

The driver pulled over a short distance from the collision and remained at the scene. He was arrested for impaired driving causing death, however, charges have not yet been formally laid pending further investigation.

Anyone who has information about his incident is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234. Tips can be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


APP: "P3 Tips" app

Case #- 20317703