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Man dies after coming off his bike in Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 09:37 19 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:46 19 December 2017

Norwich Road, Horstead. Picture: Google Streetview

Norwich Road, Horstead. Picture: Google Streetview

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A cyclist has died in hospital after coming off his bike in a Norfolk village.

It happened at around 9pm on Saturday in Horstead when the cyclist collided with the kerb on Norwich Road and came off his bike.

A spokesperson from the East of England Ambulance Service confirmed the man, aged in his 50s, had suffered a cardiac arrest.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with serious head injuries, where he has since died.

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The road was closed while emergency services attended but was reopened around 3am.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, particularly any drivers who have dash cam footage and saw the cyclist riding along Wroxham Road, Church Street and Norwich Road.

Anyone with information should contact the Acle Roads Policing Team on 101.


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