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Cyclist killed in collision in Shorwell, Isle of Wight

Police are investigating a fatal collision which occurred in Shorwell


Police were called at around 10.15am this morning (Sunday 5 June) with reports that a cyclist travelling on Main Road had collided with a Land Rover Freelander, near the New Barn Lane junction.


The cyclist, a man aged in his 60s, was pronounced dead by medical experts a short time later.


His next of kin have been informed, and formal identification proceedings remain ongoing at this time.


Following the collision, road closures were put in place however these have now been lifted.


Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision, or the moments leading up to it to contact police on 101, quoting 44220221925.


You can also submit information to us online here: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/