Cyclist dies following Ohope crash

A cyclist has died after a crash on West End Road in Ohope on Saturday.

Police were called to an incident at the beach carpark involving a car and cyclist around 12.25 in the afternoon.

The cyclist was seriously injured and taken to hospital where he passed away on Tuesday.

He was local man 69-year-old Max Kerrison.

Witnesses at the scene told 1xx earlier this week that surf lifesavers from Ohope Beach rushed to the aid of the cyclist who was believed to be suffering a heart attack.

Inquiries are ongoing in relation to the crash.

Sam Gardner