Marlborough cyclist killed in crash

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A 29-year-old Marlborough man has been killed in a crash on the A338 near Tidworth.

The man, who has not been named, was cycling from Tidworth to Marlborough at around 7.15pm on Wednesday evening when he was overtaken by an articulated lorry driven by a 55-year-old man from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Police are still investigating how the collision 200 metres north of the Leckford crossroads took place, but the pedal cyclist suffered serious head injuries and died at the scene.

The victim's name is being withheld until his family has been informed. Police are appealing for witnesses and any information should be given to PC David Cooper of the serious collision investigation unit on 0845 408 7000.

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