Cyclist and biker killed in head-on smash

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A CYCLIST and a biker were killed in a head-on collision on the outskirts of Sheffield yesterday afternoon.

Police said the cyclist was travelling along the A621 towards Baslow at the time of the collision and the biker, who was riding with another motorcyclist, was heading towards Sheffield.

Last night the biker had been identified but police officers were still trying to establish the identity of the pedal cyclist.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is underway and officers want to hear from anyone who saw the smash at 12.55pm yesterday.

They also want to hear from anyone who saw the cyclist or biker beforehand.

Information should be passed to Derbyshire Police on 0345 1233333.