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Cyclist, 51, dies in collision with Porsche in Solihull

Eastcote Lane in Solihull Image copyright Google
Image caption A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

A cyclist has died in a collision with a Porsche in a country lane.

The 51-year-old man was in collision with a Porsche Boxster travelling in the opposite direction, just before 12:00 GMT on Saturday in Eastcote Lane, Solihull.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his family have been informed.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has since been released. Investigations are ongoing.

Det Sgt Paul Hughes from West Midlands Police said: "This is an extremely tragic incident for all involved," and has appealed for anyone with relevant dash-cam footage to get in touch.

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