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Cyclist dies in first Canberra fatality of 2015

The 49-year-old Canberra cyclist who fell from his bicycle in Kent Street, Deakin, last week, has died in hospital.

The Narrabundah resident suffered critical head injuries as a result of the fall on January 29 about 7.45am.

ACT Policing is continuing to investigate the accident and will prepare a report for the coroner.

The family of the dead man has asked that their privacy be respected.

The death marks the first road fatality in the ACT for 2015.