UPDATE: Fatal crash cyclist named

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A CYCLIST who died after being hit by a car in Whaplode Drove has been named.

Kenneth Usher (77), of Dowsdale, Crowland, died at the scene of the accident in Broadgate on Friday.

Friday, 3pm: AN ELDERLY cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Whaplode Drove.

The 77-year-old man from Crowland died at scene following the crash in Broadgate just after 1pm this afternoon.

He collided with a Suzuki Wagon, driven by an 80-year-old man from Spalding. The driver was not injured.

Broadgate is currently closed.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the vehicle prior to the incident should contact the police collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.

The cyclist is the third person killed on Lincolnshire’s roads this year compared to five at the same point in 2011.