Cyclist killed in Dunedin named

Dr LiHong "Chris" He
Dr LiHong "Chris" He
Police have named the cyclist who died after he was run over by a truck outside Dunedin Hospital yesterday.

He was Dr LiHong "Chris" He (34), a senior lecturer at the University of Otago school of dentistry.

Dr He was a naturalised New Zealander who leaves behind a wife and two young children.

Dr He was hit by a stock truck on Cumberland St about 10am yesterday.

The truck driver was stopped by police and spoken to at Evansdale, north of Dunedin.

Police are investigating the possibility the door of a parked car had been opened just before the accident.

 

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