14-year-old girl cyclist who died in collision with van near Stithians is named

A 14-year-old girl who died after her bike hit a van near Stithians has been named as Caitlin Swan.

Police are still appealing for witnesses to the crash which happened at 1.45pm on Saturday (28 December) on Tubbon Hill.

Caitlin, from the Truro area, was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

The road was closed for more than six hours for a forensic examination of the scene to be carried out.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for witnesses. They would also like to hear from anyone who may have relevant dash cam footage of the incident.

You can contact 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 0391 of 28/12/19.