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Road tragedy claims prominent UK cyclist

An amateur cyclist has died in hospital following a collision with a car in Two Mills, Cheshire on Sunday morning according to reports from BBC News. Mel Vasey, 53, owner of Liverpool bike store Quinns Bike Centre, was out training with Birkenhead North End Cycling Club when he and two others were hit on the busy A540. Danny McDonough, 56, sustained multiple broken bones while Dave Perry escaped without serious injury.

A man has been arrested in connection with the crash and subsequently released on bail charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Former members of Birkenhead North End Cycling Club include Discovery Channel rider Steve Cummings and Olympian Rachel Heal.

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