Police name cyclist killed in Hartlepool

Police have named the cyclist who was killed in an accident in Hartlepool yesterday.

Friday, 24th June 2016, 11:38 am
Updated Friday, 24th June 2016, 1:03 pm
William Angus

William Angus, 58, from Hartlepool, was killed in a collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A689 in Hartlepool, near to the Greatham turn off, at 5.30pm on Thursday evening.

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The North East Air Ambulance was called to the scene, but Mr Angus was pronounced dead at the scene and police closed the A689 in both directions.

A number of witnesses have been spoken to who were in the area and police are appealing for any other witnesses to contact them at Cleveland Police on 101.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were scrambled to the scene at 5.23pm.