Cyclist Stephen Little dies in collision near Shildon

A man has died after his bicycle was in collision with a car in County Durham.

Stephen Little, 34, from Shildon, was travelling on the A6072 between Shildon and Bishop Auckland in the early hours of Saturday.

Durham Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance staff.

No-one else was injured. A force spokesman has appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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