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by Matt de Neef
August 14, 2017
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Tom Dumoulin wins the BinckBank Tour; Lotta Lepistö and Boels-Dolmans take wins on Vårgårda weekend; Dylan Teuns secures overall victory at the Arctic Race of Norway; Manuel Senni wins the Colorado Classic, Mihkel Raim claims the final stage; Bennett doubles up at the Czech Cycling Tour, Cerny scoops overall; Thibaut Pinot wins the Tour de l’Ain; Philippe Gilbert extends his contract with QuickStep Floors; Lars Boom fined for BinckBank Tour celebration; Jakob Fuglsang’s bad luck continues with broken collarbone; Georgia Baker back to training soon after heart surgery; Cyclist dies following a collision south-east of Melbourne; How to get pedestrians out of the bike lane.
Victoria Police reports that a male cyclist in his 50s was killed in a collision while “part of a racing group” in Yannathan, south-east of Melbourne, on Sunday afternoon.
“It is believed the cyclist lost control and was hit by a 4WD travelling in the opposite direction,” police media reports. “The male cyclist aged in his 50s died at the scene.”
The driver of the car is assisting police with their enquiries.