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Fatal crash took place in early hours of Sunday morning

A 37-year-old male cyclist has died following a collision with a Ford Focus car on the A46 Lincoln by-pass in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Lincolnshire Police say that the man, from Louth, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital following the incident which took place at around 2.15am on 1 November but was subsequently pronounced dead.

They have requested anyone who saw the victim riding his bike or walking with it beforehand to contact them on 01522 558855 or via the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident 68 of 01/11/2105.

Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.