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Cyclist killed after collision involving lorry in Perth

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses to fatal crash which happened on Saturday morning

Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses after a cyclist was killed in a collision involving a lorry in Perth yesterday.

The fatal crash happened in Main Street in the Bridgend district of the Scottish city at 11.50 am on Saturday morning.

A statement from police said: "Police Scotland can confirm that a woman has sadly died following a road traffic collision on Main Street, Bridgend, Perth, on Saturday, 7 July, 2018.

"The incident was reported to police about 11.50 am and involved a pedal cyclist and a large goods vehicle.

"Any person who witnessed the incident and who has not yet spoken to police is asked to call 101 and quote incident 1818 of 7 July, 2018."

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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