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Cyclist dies after collision with HGV driver in Barking, driver arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving before being bailed

Incident date: 
Mon, 19 Nov 2012

Brian Florey, 35, died in a collision with a lorry on the westbound A13 Ripple Road in Barking. He was the 13th cyclist to die on the streets of London this year.

Mr Florey, from Canning Town, is the fourth cyclist killed this year in collisions with lorries. A passionate cyclist, he was riding a £2,000 bike he had built when he died.

A Met police spokesman said the 57-year-old driver of the lorry was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving before being bailed.

Anybody with information about the accident involving Mr Florey is asked to call police on 020 8597 4874 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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