SPARROWS POINT, Md. (WJZ) — A bicyclist died after being hit by a car in Sparrows Point Monday morning, the Baltimore County Police Department said.

The crash happened around 4:40 a.m. on Peninsula Expressway near Bethlehem Boulevard just off Interstate 695.

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Police said the driver of a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox hit the cyclist from behind. Both had been heading north on Peninsula Expressway.

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The bicyclist was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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The victim’s name has not been released pending family notification.