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Tragedy as cyclist dies following New Years Eve crash

Tragedy as cyclist dies following New Years Eve crash

Following appeals from Lincolnshire Police, the identity of a 52 year old cyclist who was seriously injured in a crash on 31/12/2020 has been confirmed.

Sadly the man did not survive his injuries.

The man, believed to be a Romanian national, was hit by a car near Boston, Lincolnshire, on Thursday night.

Officers said they believed he was a resident to the area and previously launched appeals to find his next of kin.

Later, the force released an update, stating:

“We have identified the man’s next of kin”.

The force said the cyclist was travelling towards the A17 at the time of the crash.

He collided with a silver Ford Tourneo on the A1121 Boardsides at about 21:15, police said.

A woman who was arrested at the scene has been released with no further action, whilst a man has been released under investigation.

Photo: Lincolnshire Police.

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