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Cyclist who died in Loch Earn crash named as Cheltenham woman

A85/A827 junction Image copyright Google
Image caption A 71-mile diversion was set up after the A85 was closed at the junction with the A827 Killin road

A woman who was involved in a crash while taking part in a national cycling event has died from her injuries.

Police said Sally Preece, 49, from Cheltenham, was seriously injured in the collision on the A85, near Loch Earn, just after 11:00 BST on Friday.

She died in hospital on Saturday.

Ms Preece was taking part in the Ride Across Britain cycling event when the accident happened. Police Scotland said inquiries were continuing.

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