Cycling club veteran killed by van driver who 'failed to stop at give way line', court told

Frank Cubis described as a man who "dedicated who his life to cycling"

Frank Cubis died after a crash in May 2016

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A veteran of a London cycling club was killed by a van driver who failed to drive with due care and attention and failed to stop at a give way sign, a court heard on Tuesday.

75-year-old Frank Cubis, a member of Kingston Phoenix, died in July 2016, just over a month after he had been hit at a junction by a Ford Transit van driven by 47-year-old William Cottrell.

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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.