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Police appeal after teen cyclist killed in Scotland

16-year-old died after collision in Moray on Sunday morning

Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses after a teenage cyclist was killed in Moray this morning.

The boy, aged 16, who was riding a mountain bike, died at the scene of the collision which took place at around 11 o'clock on Sunday morning on the B90101 between Forres and Kellas.

The vehicle involved was a white Volkswagen Golf, reports STV.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “[We] can confirm that a male 16 year old cyclist has died following a collision on the B9010 Dallas to Kellas road just after 11am.

“The collision involved the cyclist and no one in the Golf was injured and the cyclist died at the scene."

He added: “Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101.”

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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