FATAL CRASH UPDATE: Police name cycle victim as Rugby pensioner

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THE cyclist who died at the scene of a crash earlier this week was from Rugby and has now been named by police.

Ken Rushall, 82, of Morson Crescent, Rugby, died at the scene of the collision involving his bike and a lorry.

The crash happened at around 7.15pm on Tuesday on the A4071, near to junction of the A45 close to Blooms Garden Centre, Rugby.

A spokesman for Warwickshire Police: “PC Matt Morrall is investigating the collision and would appreciate hearing from anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw either the Mercedes Benz yellow and white lorry or pedal cyclist travelling towards the scene.”

Anyone with information is asked to call PC 928 Matt Morrall, Warwickshire Police on (01926) 415000, voicemail 10928.