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Second bike death in three days

Brian McGowan bridge.

Inquiries are continuing after the death of a bicycle rider in Gosford this afternoon.


Just after 4pm, a man believed to be in his 50s was riding his bicycle on a footpath across the Brian McGowan Bridge on the Central Coast Highway.


Police say the man has fallen from the bike and onto the footpath. Witnesses flagged down a passing police car.


Despite the efforts of emergency services at the scene, the man was unable to be revived


Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner. Investigators will also examine the man’s medical history as a part of their inquiries.


Today's incident follows a 31 year old man losing his life in Wyoming on Saturday.


Just before midday, the man crossed to the wrong side of the road on his bike on Orange Parade, hitting a parked car.
He was taken to hospital but couldn't be revived.