The family of a cyclist who died in a crash in North Yorkshire have spoken of their devastation today.
Ian Morris, 71, was killed while cycling on the A6055 at the Leeming Lane junction with Stapley Lane, near Pickhill, in the Thirsk area.
At around 2.30pm on Wednesday (28 June), a Ford Focus and his bike collided.
Where the crash happened
Mr Morris, from Bedale, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
His family said: “We are absolutely devastated by the loss of Ian.
“He was a loving husband, dad, and grandfather, a well-known and loved member of the Bedale area who loved both his golfing and cycling.”
The road was closed for some time while an investigation was carried out.
A woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage as part of the fatal collision investigation.
Anyone who saw the collision, can recall the manner of driving of any of the vehicles involved, or motorists with relevant dash-cam footage, are asked to email [email protected] quoting reference number 12230119541.
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