Police probe tricycle rider's death

Police have launched an investigation after a 60-year-old man was found dead near his tricycle.

Tricycle rider found dead on road

Officers were called to Bagwell Lane in Winchfield, Hampshire, this morning after a member of public found the man's body.

A Hampshire Police spokesman said there was no evidence of a collision and appealed for witnesses to help them establish what happened.

He said: "Police are investigating following the sudden death of a 60-year-old man from Basingstoke in Winchfield, near to Odiham, early this morning.

"At 08.12am a report was made to Hampshire Constabulary that his body had been discovered at the side of the road on Bagwell Lane. A tricycle, which it is believed that the man was riding, was also found.

"Initial inquiries do not indicate that the man or his tricycle were involved in a collision with another vehicle, or that anyone else was involved. Officers are, however, keen to establish the exact circumstances of what happened."

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