Family tribute and witness appeal following fatal collision near Pickhill
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage as part of a fatal collision investigation in the Thirsk area.
The incident happened on the A6055 at the Leeming Lane junction with Stapley Lane, near Pickhill, at around 2.30pm hours on Wednesday 28 June 2023, when a Ford Focus was involved in a collision with a cyclist
The road was closed for some time while an investigation was carried out. A woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The cyclist, 71-year-old Ian Morris from Bedale, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
His family said: “We are absolutely devastated by the loss of Ian. He was a loving husband, dad, and grandfather, a well-known and loved member of the Bedale area who loved both his golfing and cycling.”
Anyone who saw the collision, can recall the manner of driving of any of the vehicles involved, or motorists with relevant dash-cam footage, are asked to email [email protected] quoting reference number 12230119541.