VICTORIA -- A woman is dead after she was struck by a truck while cycling at the intersection of Gorge Road and Harriet Road in Victoria Friday night.

Emergency crews responded to the area just before 6 p.m. Police closed Gorge Road from Balfour Place to Harriet Road for several hours.

People who live in the area say that section of road has been a problem for years.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.