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Golf caddy Neil Fyfe dies in US after being hit by car

Jesse Werner Steudte
Jesse Werner Steudte was arrested after the crash and charged with driving while intoxicated

A golf caddy from Aberdeen has died after being knocked down in the United States.

Neil Fyfe, 29, was cycling in Southampton, in Suffolk county, New York state, on Friday when he was hit by a car.

A man has appeared in court charged with drink-driving in connection with the collision.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was providing consular assistance to Mr Fyfe's family.

He had worked for professional golfers including Luke Donald.

Southampton Town Police Department said they had arrested a man who was "driving intoxicated". They named him as 21-year-old Jesse Werner Steudte.

The police said Mr Steudte was driving a Jeep at the time of the collision.

People passing the scene immediately attempted to revive Mr Fyfe, who was then taken to hospital by Southampton Volunteer Ambulance, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police said they were still looking for witnesses to the crash.

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