A woman from South Africa has died while cycling through the Algoma District on Highway 17.

The 31-year-old was westbound on her bike Wednesday night going through Huron Shores when a vehicle hit her from behind.

The woman died at the scene.

The fatal collision took place just after 8:00pm.

The crash closed the highway until 5:30am Thursday.

The East Algoma OPP detachment is continuing to investigate the fatal collision.