Tributes to Cyclists

Mourners lined the road in silence as the bodies of two cyclists killed after an alleged hit and run passed through Hanham near Bristol. They were paying tribute to Ross and Clare Simons who were riding a tandem when they died.

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Cyclist victims named

Two cyclists, killed in an alleged hit-and-run along a suburban street on the outskirts of Bristol, have been named as 32-year-old Ross Simons and his wife Clare, aged 30.

Avon & Somerset Police have confirmed that the matter has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

It has emerged that police were following a Citroen Picasso shortly before the accident involving a car and a tandem bicycle.

A 38-year-old man is in custody, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. A 35-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

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