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Teenage cyclist killed by lorry

An 18-year-old cyclist has died after she was involved in an accident with a lorry behind York racecourse.

The woman suffered serious injuries in the collision in a car park off Bishopthorpe Road on Thursday afternoon, North Yorkshire Police said.

She was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said the woman's name was not yet being released. He appealed for any witnesses to contact the police.

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