Police appeal for witnesses after 14-year-old cyclist is killed in collision with lorry in Dorset

Police investigate circumstances of crash that left young boy dead

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Police in Dorset are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old cyclist was killed in a collision with an articulated lorry while riding in Weymouth.

The crash occurred at around 15:30 on Wednesday, June 6 with the young boy being involved in the collision with the Mercedes lorry while riding his bike on Portland Road in Weymouth.

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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.