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Cyclist dies following Derry crash involving van

A man who was cycling his bike has died following a crash on the Glenshane Road in County Londonderry on Thursday.

The collision, involving a transit van and the cyclist, happened on the A6 around 8.30am near the turn off for Maghera.

The cyclist, aged in his 20s, passed away in hospital on Saturday from his injuries.

The driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of causing death or grievous bodily injury by careless driving. He has since been released on police bail pending further police enquiries.

Inspector Andrew Archibald said: "I am appealing to anyone who was on the Glenshane Road between 8.10am and 8.30am on Thursday morning, November 16 and has any information they believe could help the investigation, or who may have witnessed the collision to contact police on the non emergency number 101 quoting reference 225 of 16/11/17."

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