A cyclist died after he was struck by a van near Henley. 

The 45-year-old man from Henley-on-Thames, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the van, a 57-year-old man from Wallingford, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs. He has since been released under investigation.

Investigating officer PC Julia Stroud of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, based at Bicester, said: “First and foremost, our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who has very sadly died.

“I am appealing for any witnesses to this collision, or who saw the van or cyclist before or at the time of the collision to please get in touch.

“I am especially keen to hear from anybody who has dash-cam footage to please check this and contact police if it has captured anything that can assist this investigation."

Thames Valley Police said the victim of the crash was cycling along the dual carriageway section of the A4130 between Lower Assendon and Bix, near Henley-on-Thames, at around 8.15pm on Sunday, June 13. 

Both the cyclist and van were travelling westbound towards Bix.

Anyone with information is asked to call Thames Valley Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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