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Cyclist killed in black cab crash in Edinburgh

Police at the crash scene
Image caption The collision took place on Corstorphine Road in Edinburgh

A cyclist has died following a collision with a black cab in Edinburgh.

The man, who is believed to be in his 40s, suffered serious head injuries in the incident on Corstorphine Road at about 09:15.

Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "This incident happened during a busy rush hour period and the area would have been busy with pedestrians."

He added: "We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact police immediately."

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