Elderly cyclist dies at scene of crash with lorry

Emergency services attended and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A cyclist has been killed in a crash with a lorry on the A85 in Perthshire.

The 74-year-old man was cycling westbound on the major road towards Crianlarich when he was involved in the collision with a Scania R450 truck.

Emergency services attended following the crash at around 5.45pm on Monday and the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A85 was closed for around eight hours while police carried out a full collision investigation.

Officers are appealing to the public for any information or witnesses that could help them in their inquiries.

Sergeant David Marr, of Stirling Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this time.

“We are conducting extensive enquiries into the circumstances of this incident and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

“If you were in the area and witnessed the crash, or have any potential dashcam footage which could assist our investigation, please call police on 101, quoting incident 3034 of August 23.”