Racing cyclist Josephine Gilbert dies after being hit by lorry

The 25-year-old had previously competed in the British Nationals and the Women’s Tour de Yorkshire

A racing cyclist from Derbyshire has died after being hit by a lorry while riding. Police said the lorry driver was treated by paramedics at the scene and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Josephine Gilbert, who raced in the British National Championships and the Women’s Tour de Yorkshire was knocked off her bike on the A52 just outside of Derby on Tuesday, January 21.

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