North Sydney youth killed after SUV strikes bicycle: RCMP

RCMP

The RCMP say a 10-year-old girl from North Sydney has died after being struck on her bicycle by an SUV which then fled the scene.

The incident took place on Black Rock Road in Big Bras D'or, with police and EHS responding around 9:45 p.m. last night.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle involved was located by police at a home in Victoria County and the RCMP say the investigation into the matter is ongoing.

A collision analyst was called to the scene and the road was closed until mid-morning.