Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses after a teenage cyclist was killed in Moray this morning.
The boy, aged 16, who was riding a mountain bike, died at the scene of the collision which took place at around 11 o'clock on Sunday morning on the B90101 between Forres and Kellas.
The vehicle involved was a white Volkswagen Golf, reports STV.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “[We] can confirm that a male 16 year old cyclist has died following a collision on the B9010 Dallas to Kellas road just after 11am.
“The collision involved the cyclist and no one in the Golf was injured and the cyclist died at the scene."
He added: “Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101.”
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