Family thank community for their support after the death of Kian Gill

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The father of 15-year-old Kian Singh Gill, who died after a collision with car, has thanked the community for their outpouring of support.

Kian was cycling between Lutterworth and Gilmorton on Friday when he collided with a Vauxhall Insignia at about 5.50pm.

His father said: “Kian’s smile, unique sense of humour and happy outlook on life touched the hearts of everyone who knew him.

“He had a wonderful and bright future ahead of him and we are devastated by our loss.

“We appreciate and want to give thanks for all the love and support that is being given to us by our family, friends and local community.”

Leicestershire police are appealing for witnesses to the accident, or anyone who saw the bicycle or the car before the collision, to contact Pc Kath Orr on 101.