Halifax Regional Police has concluded the investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred last week in Halifax.
On October 7 at approximately 8:40 a.m. officers responded to a vehicle/cyclist collision at the intersection of Herring Cove Road and Purcells Cove Road. A female cyclist who was travelling on Herring Cove Road collided with a propane truck making a lawful right-hand turn from Herring Cove Road onto Purcells Cove Road. The cyclist, 49-year-old Loresa Makonin of Halifax, died as a result of her injuries.
The investigation by the Collision Investigation Unit determined that no charges will be laid against the driver of the truck, as he did not violate the Motor Vehicle Act.
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragedy.