A CYCLIST has died following a crash with a bin lorry in Oxford yesterday morning.

The incident happened at around 8.50am on Horspath Driftway, near Aldi in Headington, when a woman in her 30s, who was on her bike, collided with the lorry.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Investigating officer PC Ian Stevens of the roads policing unit commented: "My thoughts remain with the family of the cyclist following this tragic incident.

"I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed what happened or who saw the cyclist prior to the collision to please come forward.

"Furthermore, I would also urge any motorists who have dash-cams to check any footage in case it has captured something that could assist with our investigation.

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"Anyone with information can contact police by calling the non-emergency number 101 or making a report online. Please quote reference 43200356961.

"Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity by calling 0800 555 111 or online."