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Bournemouth 'hit-and-run': Arrests over cyclist death


A man and woman have been arrested following the death of a cyclist.The 30-year-old man from Poole was struck on the southbound carriageway of the A338 Spur Road in Bournemouth at about 22:40 BST. He died at the scene.A white Mercedes van – later found in the Nursling area of Southampton – was reported to have hit the cyclist and failed to stop, police said. Police said the pair, both from Southampton, are currently assisting officers with enquiries. The force has not said what they have been arrested on suspicion of.Insp Matt Butler said: “We have specially-trained officers supporting the cyclist’s family at this difficult time.”I would also request anyone who may have been in these areas at the relevant time and may have dashcam footage in their vehicles to please contact us.”The road was closed overnight between the Ashley Heath roundabout and the Blackwater junction.
Source: BBC Hamp