Young cyclist killed in Truro collision named

From Devon & Cornwall Police:

A young cyclist who died in a fatal collision near Stithians at the weekend has been named as 14-year-old Caitlin Swan. Our sincere condolences go out to her family and friends.

Emergency services were called to Tubbon Hill at 1.45 pm on Saturday [28 December] after her bicycle was in collision with a van.

Caitlin, from the Truro area and a pupil at Penair School, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Local officers and officers from the Roads Policing Team attended, along with paramedics.

The road was closed for more than six hours for a forensic examination of the scene to be carried out.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for witnesses. They would also like to hear from anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage of the incident.

Please contact 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 0391 of 28/12/19.

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