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Pedestrian dies after collision with cyclist near Harrogate

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision involving a pedestrian and cyclist.

The collision occurred at about 7.40am on Saturday 24 August 2019 on the B6451 in Dacre Banks outside the Village Store.

The pedestrian, a 79-year-old man from Darley, was crossing the road towards the store having parked his car opposite, when he was in a collision with a red racing cycle being ridden in the direction of Summerbridge.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The pedestrian has sadly died, he has been named as George Redpath, 79, from Darley.

“The 62-year-old cyclist, also from Darley, was seriously injured and remains in hospital where his condition is described as stable.”

Police are continuing to appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information surrounding the events of the collision to contact them.

Please call North Yorkshire Police on101, select option 2 and ask for Rob Roberts. Alternatively, please email [email protected]

Please quote reference 12190156187 when providing information.

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