Identity of cyclist killed near the Canso Causeway released

A Nova Scotia cyclist killed on the weekend near the Canso Causeway has been identified.

George Murray Cavanaugh was hit by a truck while riding on the mainland side of the causeway on Saturday.

The collision happened near the truck scales in Auld's Cove.

His obituary says the 57-year-old former New Brunswicker had lived in nearby Port Hawkesbury since 2003.