Cyclist dies after being hit by a car in Shorne

A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Shorne, Kent.

The 43-year-old man from Chatham was hit by a silver Citroen Picasso on Gravesend Road at about 21:10 GMT on Thursday, Kent Police said.

The South East Coast Ambulance and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance were called but the man was declared dead at the scene.

The road was closed until just after midnight. Kent Police has asked for witnesses to come forward.

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