Dead cyclist named as George Fairley

George Fairley - accident victim. Picture: Comp
George Fairley - accident victim. Picture: Comp
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A 78 year old man who died as a result of a fatal road collision on Sunday has been named as George Fairley from Kirkliston.

Mr Fairley had been cycling on the B800 Kirkliston to South Queensferry road when his silver mountain bike was involved in a collision with a black Mercedes A class car around 10 am.

PC Douglas Philip of the road policing unit said: “We are renewing our appeal for witnesses to this accident to come forward. Mr Fairley was wearing a cycling helmet and high-viz tabard but otherwise was in every day clothing.

Anyone who can assist us with our inquiries is encouraged to contact Police Scotland on 101.”