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Cyclist killed in A6 collision named by police

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A cyclist who died following a collision on the A6 in Milnthorpe has been formally identified as Joseph Eric Park, of the village.

The 74-year-old, known as Eric, was cycling along the A6 on Wednesday 7 March when he collided with a black Audi A3.

The driver of the Audi, a Kendal man in his 20s, was uninjured.

Police say Eric's family are being supported by a specially trained officer.

Anyone witnesses are asked to contact PC 2373 Steve Mossop on 101.

Dumfries van driver killed in crash with tanker named

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A 63-year-old van driver has died in a collision with a tanker lorry on the A701 in Dumfries.

Michael David Reid, from the town, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened at around 1.45pm on Wednesday 7 February at Amisfield.

The 55-year-old driver of the tanker lorry, also from Dumfries, was uninjured.

The road was closed until around 11pm while police carried out investigations.


Millom woman hit by HGV killed on M6

A woman from Millom, identified as 51-year-old Tatiana Grieve, has died after being hit by a HGV on the M6.

The incident happened at around 12.27am on Tuesday 19 December between junctions 36 and 35.

The driver of the HGV was a 54-year-old man from the Leeds area.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen Mrs Grieve or her vehicle, a silver Toyota Rav 4, on the M6 just south of junction 36 at approximately 12.10am.

Anyone with any information should email or call 101 and ask to speak to PC 2190 Batley quoting incident number 4 of 19 December.


Police name man who died on A66

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Police have named the man who died on the A66 as David Robinson, 53, of Keswick.

He was pronounced dead at the scene after being found injured at around 7.30am on 13 December.

Police are still investigating how David Robinson died, but think he may have been hit by a HGV and that the driver was not aware of the collision.

Anyone with information or who may have dashcam footage of that area around 7.30am, should call 101 and ask to speak to PC 1947 Ross.

Family pay tribute to motorcyclist killed in B5305 crash

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A motorcyclist who died in a collision on the morning of Thursday 2 November on the B5305 has been named as David Holden, 54, of Wigton.

Mr Holden's family have released the following statement:

David leaves behind his wife Tracy, who describes him as “her rock” and was a brilliant and loving father to Kayley and Tyler. David will always remain in the hearts of his mother Ann, his five brothers and his nieces and nephews.

Motorcyclist dies following collision on B5305

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A motorcyclist has died following a collision on the B5305 this morning.

A Mercedes car, driven by a 23-year-old man from Wigton, collided with a Yamaha motorcycle, ridden by a 54-year-old man, from the Wigton area.

An ambulance and air ambulance attended the scene.

The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries. The Mercedes driver was treated at the scene and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to make contact referencing incident number 30 of 2 November 2017.

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