Lincolnshire cyclist dies in van crash

A 60-year-old cyclist has died as he was hit by a van in Lincolnshire.

The accident, which involved a Vauxhall van, happened on the A17 in Swineshead at about 0615 BST on Friday.

Keith Carr was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital where he later died. The 42-year-old driver of the van was not injured in the accident.

The road was closed in both directions between Swineshead roundabout and B1181 Mill Lane, but has since reopened, a Lincolnshire police spokesman said.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police.

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