An elderly cyclist was killed on the road between St Francis Bay and Humansdorp yesterday morning (16 November 2018).
The Humansdorp police have opened a culpable homicide docket following the accident which took place in misty conditions.
The male cyclist was out riding early on Friday morning when he was hit by a truck and killed.
The name of the deceased is being withheld until his next of kin have been informed.
Police Spokesperson Sergeant Majola Nkohli says the accident happened at about 6.30 am on Friday morning.
He says the cyclist was headed towards Humansdorp while the truck driver was on his way to St Francis Bay on the R330.
A case of culpable homicide is under investigation.