Cyclist found dead by side of road in Twinstead

Adrian Garlick has been found safe and well

Adrian Garlick has been found safe and well

A cyclist in his 50s was found dead by the side of a road in a village near the Suffolk and Essex border today.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said they received a call at 3.40pm that a male cyclist was lying off the side of the road near the pedal cycle in Lorkins Lane in Twinstead.

Emergency crews including the Essex Air Ambulance, a land ambulance and a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

The EEAST spokesman said the man had suffered a cardiac arrest and was not breathing or conscious when paramedics arrived.

The paramedics tried to resuscitate the man but he was pronounced dead at the scene, the EEAST spokesman added.

A spokesman for Essex Police said they were told about the incident by the ambulance service.

Officers arrived at the scene and launched an investigation.

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No further details of the cyclist were released and no arrests have been made.

See update here

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