Cyclist dies after suffering apparent medical episode on St Leonards Road

A 76-year-old male cyclist has died after suffering an apparent medical episode while riding on St Leonards Road, Launceston this morning.

Police would like to thank the members of the public who provided assistance to the man until emergency services arrived at the scene.

There were no other vehicles or people involved in the incident. One lane of the road was closed for close to an hour.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

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