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.