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Pedestrian dies after Oxford Street cyclist crash

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    A 73-year-old woman has died after being struck by a cyclist in London’s Oxford Street.

    The pedestrian suffered a head injury in the crash, which happened at about 16:30 BST on Tuesday.

    She was taken to a central London hospital but died in the early hours of Wednesday.

    A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said the cyclist stopped at the scene of the crash and no arrests have been made.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41263926

    Roads in the area were closed for several hours following the crash.

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