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Arrest over Chichester bypass cyclist hit-and-run death

A27 Stockbridge roundabout in Chichester Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption The man was killed in a crash just east of the Stockbridge roundabout

A man has been arrested over the death of a cyclist in a rush hour hit-and-run crash in West Sussex.

The 50-year-old victim from Hambledon in Hampshire, who was killed on Thursday, has not yet been named.

He died at the scene of the crash, which happened at about 07:20 BST on the A27 Chichester bypass between the Stockbridge and Whyke roundabouts

The 60-year-old man from Norfolk was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

He was released under investigation, police said.

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