Lancing pensioner named after fatal electric bike crash

A pensioner who died after his electric bike hit a parked vehicle has been named by police.

Donald Spooner, 86, of Brookway, Lancing hit a van in Freshbrook Road in the village at about 15:45 BST on Monday.

He was taken to the Royal London Hospital with a critical head injury, but died later that night, Sussex Police said.

Anyone who witnessed the crash has been asked to contact police.

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