Elderly man struck by cyclist in Altrincham dies

An 81-year-old man who was knocked down by a cyclist in Greater Manchester has died.

Dennis Dewhurst, 81, was struck on the pelican crossing on the A56 Manchester Road, Broadheath, in Altrincham, last Monday evening.

He suffered serious head injuries and was treated at the scene by a passing doctor, before being taken to hospital.

Police said he died on Saturday. Anyone who witnessed the incident, at about 18:40 GMT, is urged to contact them.

The 22-year-old cyclist was not injured.

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