Leeds cyclist who died in crash with pedestrian named

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An elderly cyclist from Leeds who died after a collision with a pedestrian near Harrogate has been named.

Christopher Charles Jennings, aged 77, was on Follifoot Lane in the village of Kirkby Overblow yesterday afternoon when he collided with a 72-year-old man.

Mr Jennings, from Rawdon, was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary after the 1.40pm incident but died a short time later.

The pedestrian, from Harrogate, was taken to Harrogate District Hospital where he was treated before being released.

Police are urging drivers to avoid Harewood Bridge following reports of a collision. Picture: Google

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