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West Yorkshire cyclist killed in collision with bus

Police appeal for witnesses to crash that claimed life of Daniel Jackson in Batley on Wednesday

A cyclist in Batley, West Yorkshire who was killed in a collision with a bus has been named as Daniel Jackson from Dewsbury.

According to West Yorkshire Police, the collision happened 22-year-old had ridden down Soothill Lane and turned right into Grace Leather Lane.

His mother, Joelene Jacksom, confirmed on Facebook that her son was the victim, reports the Huddersfield Daily Examiner.

She wrote: “The boy was Daniel Jackson. He was my son. He loved life, his friends, his family. He will be missed in every second of forever.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at 1140am on Wednesday 5 October.

Sergeant Carl Quinn of West Yorkshire Police’s major collision and enquiry team, said: “We are appealing for witnesses to the incident along with anyone who may have seen the cyclist prior to this incident to come forward with any information.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Quinn on 101 quoting log number 527 of 05/10.

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