Andrew Wolf, who along with 18 other cyclists, was riding through New Brunswick with the Ottawa-based Otesha Project, which promotes environmental activism and sustainability and holds frequent bicycle tours.
The accident occurred on a four-lane stretch of highway, and also involved two other cyclists, who were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
"[Thursday] it was a very nice day, it was sunny and very dry,” Cpl. Robert Landry told CBC News However, there was lots of wind on top of that hill. However, there's nothing else that would be factor, I don't believe."
Wolf’s family has set up a memorial fund in his name, The Andrew Wolf Memorial Bursary Fund, which says in a statement that it will be, “used to support passionate young people like Andrew, who are striving to make a difference in the world.”