The cyclist could not be saved by the emergency services. The accident took place at the end of the afternoon in circumstances which remain to be clarified.
At 6 p.m. operations were still in progress, in particular to take care of several shocked people.
The accident occurred around 5 p.m. in the town of Créon. A heavyweight and a cyclist collided on the D14 also called avenue Suzanne Salvet.
The road was cut in both directions to allow help to intervene. The mayor of the town and the gendarmes also went there.
The cyclist died in the accident. An investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of his death.