Cyclist dies in lorry collision in Bermondsey

A cyclist has been killed in a collision involving a lorry in south-east London.

The victim, believed to be a woman, was struck on Abbey Street in Bermondsey at about 10:15 GMT.

The emergency services were called but the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. She is the 16th cyclist to have died in London in 2011.

A 31-year-old lorry driver has been arrested in connection with the cyclist's death.

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