Bury St Edmunds: Driver to be charged over cyclist’s death

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A woman was due to appear in court today to be charged with death by careless driving after a cyclist died following a collision near Bury St Edmunds.

Deborah Lumley-Holmes, of Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds, was summonsed to appear before the town’s magistrates to be formally charged.

The 52-year-old is alleged to have caused the death of Julian Evans who died after an accident on October 7 last year.

Mr Evan’s bicycle and Lumley-Holmes’ W-reg Nissan Micra collided in Newmarket Road, Risby.

Mr Evans, died the following day in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

The 51-year-old of Woodland Close, who was known as Jules to family and friends, had lived in Risby for 14 years. He was married with one step-daughter.

Mr Evans worked as a regional sales Manager for sia Abrasives based in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. He had worked for company since he left school at the age of 17.

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