Cyclist dies in Manston accident
A cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry near Manston.
The accident happened at 6.20am today when a white Mercedes LGV lorry was overtaking the rider between the Drome Garage and Charles River laboratory on Manston Road.
The cyclist, a man, died at the scene.
The road was closed as police investigated but opened around 11am.
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The lorry driver was taken to Thanet hospital in Margate suffering from shock.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw vehicles to call Kent Police's serious collision investigation unit on 01622 798538.