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Family pays tribute to killed Horsham cyclist

Michael Dixon Image copyright Sussex Police
Image caption Michael Dixon was a "much loved father, brother, grandfather and friend" his family says

The family of a cyclist who was hit by a car in Horsham said he lost his life doing something he loved.

Michael Dixon, 65, of Trundle Mead, was cycling on Kerves Lane when he was in a crash with a silver Citroen at 11:00 GMT on Monday. He died at the scene.

His family said: "Mike was a much loved husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. We are devastated by our sudden loss."

A man has been charged over Mr Dixon's death and will appear in court later.

Luigi Dannile, 26, of Broadwater Lane, Copsale, near Horsham, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.

He was remanded in custody at Crawley Magistrates' Court and is due to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 2 January.

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