Darlington cyclist killed by lorry named as Anthony Winter

Anthony Winter Image copyright Durham Police
Image caption Anthony Winter was hit by a lorry

A cyclist killed by a lorry near Darlington has been named as father-of-three Anthony Winter.

Mr Winter, 24, who comes from the town, was pronounced dead at the scene on the A68 at Burtree Gate.

Durham Police said the lorry driver, a 50-year-old man from Barnsley, has been bailed. He was questioned on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

The force appealed for witnesses to the crash, which happened at about 08:00 GMT on Thursday.

Mr Winter's sister said "Anth was the best brother anyone could have, he would always help anyone.

"I want people to remember him for who he was. His three beautiful children will never forget him."

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