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Cyclist, Audrey Fyfe, 75, dies after Edinburgh crash

An elderly woman involved in an accident with a car while riding her bike has died in hospital.

Audrey Fyfe was seriously injured during a crash with a silver Vauxhall Vectra at about 18:40 on Tuesday.

The accident happened at the junction of Portobello Road and Craigentinny Avenue in Edinburgh.

She was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary but died at 21:00 on Thursday. Three patients are to receive her organs, it has been reported.

Lothian and Borders Police is appealing for witnesses.

A police spokesman said: "Tragically, this incident has resulted in a woman's death and our thoughts are with her family at this time."

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