A 48-year-old doctor from Satara in western Maharashtra died Saturday morning after his cycle crashed into a truck on Pune-Satara Road.
Dr Sandeep Lele, the deceased, was a noted orthodontist and one of the founders of Satara Hills Marathon.
According to police, the incident took place near a toll booth on the outskirts of Satara city when Sandeep Lele was returning home after cycling around 6 am.
"A truck ahead of him suddenly stopped and Dr Lele's cycle crashed into its rear," said a police official.
He was rushed to a hospital but succumbed to head injuries during treatment, the official said.
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