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Police investigate cyclist's death in Nicosia

Sotiris Petridis, 43, died after falling from his bike in Strovolos


Authorities in Nicosia are investigating the tragic death of Sotiris Petridis, 43, who passed away yesterday afternoon after a bicycle accident.

Petridis was cycling with a group in a forested area of Strovolos yesterday afternoon when he became separated from the others around 6:30 p.m. After a search, fellow cyclists discovered him unconscious along a forest path.

Emergency services rushed Petridis to Nicosia General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Initial police findings suggest that Petridis lost control of his bicycle while navigating a downhill path, resulting in a fatal head injury.

The circumstances surrounding Petridis's death remain under investigation.

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