Cyclist killed after crashing into stationary tractor

A cyclist has died after his bike crashed into a stationary John Deere tractor.

Paul Dye, 43, died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge on 18 June, two days after the collision in Beeston St Andrew, Norfolk.

Emergency services attended the scene after Mr Dye’s black pedal bike collided with a stationary green John Deere tractor and trailer on the B1150 North Walsham Road, about 500m south of Crostwick Lane.

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Mr Dye, of Jenny Road, Spixworth, Norfolk, was flown by air ambulance to Addenbrooke Hospital with serious head injuries.

Despite efforts to save him, he died in hospital.

An inquest into the death has been opened and adjourned until 6 January 2016.

Norfolk assistant coroner David Osborne said Mr Dye suffered a traumatic head injury in the collision.

Norfolk police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the driving manner of the two vehicles prior to the collision.

Anyone with information should contact the force’s serious collision investigation team at Wymondham on 101.

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