A cyclist has died after colliding with a tree on Black Mountain Peninsula on Monday.

Police received reports of the man colliding with the tree and coming off his bike at about 11:35am.

Ambulance paramedics arrived at the scene where the 72-yer-old was pronounced dead.

Police have launched an investigation into what happened.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

While the incident appears to be non-suspicious, a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The man’s death is considered the first road collision in the ACT for 2022.

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