Fatal cyclist was 'top scientist'

A female cyclist who was killed after a collision with a lorry on Monday morning in London has been named. It happened on Palace Street at the junction with Victoria Street, SW1.

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Cyclist killed in Victoria lorry crash was 'top global warming scientist'

Dr Katharine Giles a Research Fellow and lecturer at UCL

The cyclist who was killed in London on Monday after being struck by a lorry has been named as Dr Katharine Giles, a Research Fellow and lecturer at UCL in her thirties who was carrying out groundbreaking research into global warming.

She was killed during morning rush-hour traffic in central London as a tipper truck turned left into Victoria Street.

The driver of the lorry stopped but no arrests have been made.

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