11-year-old cyclist killed in crash with roadsweeper

An 11-year-old boy riding his bike died after being hit by a roadsweeper in Purton, Wiltshire.

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11-year-old cyclist killed in roadsweeper collision named

A candle left at the scene where Dan died. Credit: ITV News

An 11-year-old boy killed in a collision with a roadsweeper has been named locally as Dan Climance.

Dan was cycling through the village of Purton in Wiltshire with his father and brother yesterday evening, when he was hit by a roadsweeping vehicle.

Police believe he had cycled into the middle of the road to avoid parked cars.

The driver of the roadsweeper is believed to be uninjured.

11-year-old Dan was cycling with his father and brother at the time of the fatal collision. Credit: ITV News

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