Police name tragic cyclist in van crash
Police have named a cyclist who died in hospital after he was involved in a suspected hit and run incident.
Adam Bennett, 41, of Kibworth, was hit by a van in Bruntingthorpe, near Lutterworth, just after 2pm on Friday.
Police said the van failed to stop at the scene, near the Shearsby Bath restaurant, Bruntingthorpe Lane.
He suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary, with where he died on Tuesday.
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A 68-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail pending further inquiries.
Detective Constable Seamus Burns said officers believed Mr Bennett was riding toward Bruntingthorpe Airfield when he was struck from behind by a van which was travelling in the same direction.
He said officers would like to speak to any drivers who saw the collision, or any of the vehicles beforehand.
Contact Det Con Burns on 101 or Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111.