16-year-old cyclist Joseph Guy died in 'genuinely tragic accident' with van, inquest concludes

Promising time triallist was killed in collision in May

Joe Guy, the 16-year-old cyclist from Wolverhampton who was killed in a collision with a van in May 2017, died in a "genuinely tragic accident", a coroner's inquest into his death has concluded.

A promising young time triallist with a sub-22 minute 10-mile time trial to his name, Guy was on a training ride with a friend when he was struck by a van on May 31, dying at the scene near Four Ashes, Staffordshire, despite the efforts of paramedics.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.