Cyclists die in lorry collision

Two cyclists have died in a collision with a lorry on the A30 in Newquay. They are not believed to be local.

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Tributes paid to cyclist killed in accident

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist killed on the A30 in Cornwall yesterday. Gavin Calder, from the Edinburgh Triathlon Club, spoke about Andrew McMenigall and his passion for coaching.

The two cyclists, who were killed on the A30, had just set out on a charity bike ride in memory of a colleague, who had died of cancer.

The pair, named on the charity's website as Toby Wallace and Andrew McMenigall, were aiming to raise £10,000 for the Kirsten Scott Memorial Trust.

They were cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats.

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Latest details from police

Police have released further details of the two cyclists killed in an accident with a lorry on the A30 in Cornwall.

Formal ID has not yet been completed but police say one of the men was 48-years-old and came from Scotland.

The lorry driver, who has been arrested, is 31-years-old and comes from the Holsworthy area of Devon.

Investigation into cyclists deaths continue

Investigation into cyclists deaths continue Credit: ITV News West Country

Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of two cyclists who were killed in an accident in Cornwall yesterday.

They collided with a lorry on the A30 at Summercourt and one of the cyclists was dragged more than a hundred meters before it stopped. It's believed the cyclists were on a long distance ride from Land's End to John O Groats.

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