Cyclist dies following crash with 4x4 in South Yorkshire

A cyclist has been killed after he was struck by a 4x4 in rural Barnsley.

Sunday, 8th October 2017, 7:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:23 am
Carr Lane, where the cyclist was killed. Picture: Google

The 49-year-old man died at the scene of the tragedy on Carr Lane, close to the entrance to Carr Lane Farm near Penistone, at around 11.50am this morning.

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He was cycling downhill, away from the A629 towards Broad Oak Lane, when he mounted a grass verge before losing control and falling into the road, where he was hit by a black Land Rover Freelander heading in the opposite direction.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Call 101 quoting incident number 418 of October 8.