Cyclist suffers cardiac arrest and dies in Caythorpe

A cyclist died after suffering a cardiac arrest during an event in Caythorpe on Sunday afternoon.

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The man is believed to have been taking part in a sportive cycling event passing through Caythorpe and Frieston when he suffered a cardiac arrest and fell on Old Lincoln Road in Caythorpe.

The incident was reported to have happened at about 2.15pm and members of the public assisted him at the scene until paramedics arrived. An ambulance was called to take him to hospital but he later died.

Although not thought to be suspicious, Lincolnshire Police are asking for anyone with information regarding the incident to call the non-emergency 101 number, quoting incident 208 of September 20.