Whitstable van driver arrested as cyclist dies in crash

Canterbury Road in Whitstable Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened close to Saddleton Road, police said

A van driver has been arrested after the death of a cyclist in a head-on crash in Kent on Friday evening.

A white Vauxhall Vivaro van collided with a cyclist travelling in the opposite direction in Canterbury Road, Whitstable, near to Saddleton Road, police said.

The cyclist, a 35-year-old man from Whitstable, died at the scene.

The 21-year-old male van driver, also from Whitstable, is in custody.

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses.

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