Cyclist dies after being hit by car near Glen Walter

County Road 2, near Rae Road, in South Glengarry. (Cornwall Newswatch/File)

Update 7:45 p.m. Tuesday: County Road 2 has reopened.

GLEN WALTER – A cyclist, struck by a car on County Road 2 near here, has died in hospital.

Emergency responders went to the intersection around 12:45 p.m. where a 77-year-old man was down on the ground.

He was taken to hospital by paramedics and had been in critical condition, before he died from his injuries this afternoon, O.P.P. said.

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened in the moments before the collision.

The driver and passenger in the car where not physically hurt.

A section of County Road 2 from Purcell Road to Rae Road remains closed to traffic and will be closed while police investigate (as of 3:48 p.m.).