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Edinburgh tram track death investigated by Crown

Zhi Min Soh Image copyright Police Scotland

The death of a cyclist who was killed by a tour bus after her wheel got stuck in tram tracks in Edinburgh is being investigated by the Crown.

Zhi Min Soh, 23, was hit by a minibus on Princes Street, at its junction with Lothian Road, at about 08:30 on Wednesday 31 May.

Ms Soh, from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, was a medical student at Edinburgh University.

The Scottish Fatalities Investigation Unit is carrying out the inquiry.

Ms Soh was run over by a Rabbie's bus and died from her injuries at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

A Crown spokesman said: "The procurator fiscal received a report in connection with the death of a 23-year-old woman on Princes Street, Edinburgh.

"The investigation into the death, under the direction of the SFIU, is ongoing and the family will be kept updated in relation to any significant developments."

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