Lincolnshire cyclist dies in Spalding road crash

A 77-year-old Lincolnshire cyclist has died in a road crash in Spalding.

The Crowland man, who has not been identified, was hit by a car in Whaplode Drove on Friday afternoon and died at the scene, police said.

The driver of the car, an 80-year-old Spalding man, was not injured in the incident.

The fatality is the third on Lincolnshire roads in 2012 compared to a total of five in the same period last year.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle prior to the crash is asked to contact the police.

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