Cyclist dies in crash near York

Sheriff Hutton Road near Strensall. Photograph © Google Street View
27 Aug 2020 @ 3.05 pm
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A cyclist has died in a crash close to York today (Thursday).

The accident happened on Sheriff Hutton Road near Strensall at 9.15am.

It involved the cyclist, aged in his 70s, and a lorry.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Both the cyclist and HGV driver were believed to be heading out of a junction that connects an agricultural site with the road.

“Sadly the cyclist, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.”

Anyone who can provide information that could help the investigation is urged to call North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and select option 1
Quote reference number NYP27082020-0146