First picture of girl, 14, killed in bicycle crash days after Christmas

This is the first picture of a schoolgirl who died in a horror cycle crash last weekend.

The young cyclist has been named by police as 14-year-old Caitlin Swan.

Emergency services were called to Tubbon Hill near Stithians, Cornwall, at 1.45pm on Saturday after her bike was in collision with a van.

Caitlin, from Truro, Cornwall, and a pupil at Penair School, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The road was closed for more than six hours for a forensic examination of the scene to be carried out.

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Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for witnesses.

They would also like to hear from anyone who may have relevant dash cam footage of the incident.

Contact 101 with any information.

It is the second time in recent months Penair School has been touched by tragedy with teacher Ron Truen dying in November.

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