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January 8, 2019 10.04 am This story is over

Cyclist dies after night of tragedy on Lincolnshire roads

A second person has died after a crash overnight

A 43-year-old man has died after a collision on the A607, the second fatality on Lincolnshire roads overnight.

A 36-year-old man was arrested in connection to the crash and has been released under investigation at the time of writing.

The crash happened at around 5.30pm on Monday, January 7 at Leadenham near the Troops garage.

It involved a male cyclist and a black BMW.

The cyclist was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Police confirmed he had died from his injuries just before 10am on Tuesday, January 8.

A spokesperson from the force said: “Anyone who saw the black BMW or the cyclist before the collision or saw the collision itself is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 339 of January 7.

“The road re-opened at 11pm last night.

“A 36-year-old man has been arrested and released under investigation in connection with this incident.”

The incident is the second fatal collision in the county overnight.

Police confirmed a 38-year-old pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a car on Hale Road in Heckington just before 10pm. 

Police investigations are ongoing and the force has appealed for witnesses to come forward by calling 101.

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