Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Middlewich last night.
At 5.20pm Cheshire Police and other emergency services were called to King Street, Middlewich following a report of a collision involving a car and a pedal cyclist.
The car, a silver Vauxhall Insignia driven by a 52 year old Northwich man, was in collision with a pedal cycle on the Northwich bound carriageway.
Sadly, the rider of the pedal cycle, a 15 year old local boy, died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
No arrests were made. Next of kin have been informed.
Police are now in the position to release the name of a boy killed in a collision in Middlewich yesterday afternoon.
15 year old Sam Nutsford, of King Street Middlewich and a pupil of Middlewich High School tragically died when his pedal cycle was struck by a car on King Street, Middlewich at 5.20pm on Monday 12 August.
The family request that their privacy is respected at this time.
Any witnesses should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 751 of 12 August.