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Police appeal over death of Lichfield cyclist

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following the death of a cyclist from Lichfield.

Patrick Kenny, aged 72, of Spring Lane, Whittington, died following the collision with a dark blue BMW estate car on the southbound exit slip road of the A38 at Clay Mills, near Burton at around 1.45pm on Friday.

Mr Kenny and the car were exiting the A38 at the time of the incident having travelled south towards Burton. Investigating officers, from Burton police station, want to speak to passing motorists who may have seen the bike or BMW prior to, or at the time of, the collision.

Anyone with information should ring PC 5112 Richard Davies or Sgt 4616 Nigel Roberts on 0300 123 4455, quoting incident number 384 of 21 January.

A 44-year-old man from Burton was arrested on Friday in connection with the collision and released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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