Cyclist Killed In Head On Collision

London, Ontario, Canada / (CFPL AM) AM 980

A male cyclist is dead after being struck by an SUV northwest of Aylmer Saturday afternoon.

Elgin County OPP say a cyclist was traveling west on Buis Line approximately two kilometres West of Springwater Road at around 4:58pm Saturday when he was struck head on by an eastbound Chevy Blazer SUV.

The cyclist, 49 year old Alvin Korvemaker of Aylmer, was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem examination has been scheduled for Monday August 26th.

Korvemaker was a pastor at Bethel United Reformed Church in Aylmer.

The driver of the SUV, a 17 year old from London, was transported to St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital as a precaution. He has since been released.

The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigations Unit was called in to assist Elgin OPP officers with the investigation. Buis Line was closed for several hours Saturday night.

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