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Cyclist, 17, killed in Northwold crash with pick-up truck




A teenage cyclist has died after a collision in Northwold last night.

The incident was shortly before 9pm on the A134 at the crossroads of Northwold and Methwold Road when a Mitsubishi Warrior pick-up truck was involved in a collision with a cyclist.

Emergency services attended and the 17-year-old male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Collision. Stock image
Collision. Stock image

The Mitsubishi failed to stop at the scene and following an investigation, officers attended an address in Attleborough where a man, in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The man was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre where he remains in custody.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and scene investigations were carried out.

It was reopened around 5am today.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or has information concerning the driving manner the Mitsubishi or riding manner of the cyclist.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Wymondham on 101 or email SCIU@norfolk.pnn.police.uk.

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