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Cyclist Dies After Bus Collision in Weymouth

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Published at 9:22am 9th June 2012.

A teenage cyclist involved in a collision with a bus in Weymouth has died.

The accident with the First Bus operator happened yesterday afternoon on Newstead Road near the ASDA superstore.

It's understood members of the public made a valiant attempt to try and save the 19 year old male before paramedics and the air ambulance arrived, but despite their combined efforts he died at the scene.

Dorset Police have said the cyclist was from the Weymouth area and his family has been told.

The bus involved was driven by a 53 year old man from Weymouth.

The road near was closed for several hours whilst Police conducted their investigations.

No arrests have been made and Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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