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UPDATED: 46-Year-Old Cyclist Killed In Accident Near Dorchester

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Published at 6:35am 9th January 2015. (Updated at 8:58am 9th January 2015)

Dorset Police have released more details to Wessex FM about a fatal accident near Dorchester last night, in which a 46-year-old cyclist died.

The man, from Dorchester was cycling towards the town on the B3147 just before 6.45pm - when he was hit from behind by a black coloured Fiat, travelling in the same direction.

The cyclist died from his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Fiat - a 62-year-old man also from Dorchester was treated by paramedics and is currently in a stable condition at Dorset County Hospital.

The deceased man's family have been told.

The road was closed for several hours to allow Police to investigate the scene.

Any witnesses to the accident are urged to contact Dorset Police on 101.

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