Last night, shortly after 7:00 p.m. emergency crews responded to a collision involving a GMC Acadia and cyclist on Bloomfield Road between Riverview Line and Richmond Street.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the Acadia was travelling southbound on Bloomfield Road when she struck the cyclist.
The cyclist, an 18-year-old Chatham man, was transported via ambulance to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the Acadia, a 42-year-old Tilbury woman was not physically injured.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service Traffic Unit is investigating the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Pearce at 519-355-1092.