A teenage girl who died after her bicycle was involved in a horror crash with a van has been named by police.
Caitlin Swan, from Truro in Cornwall, suffered fatal injuries in the incident near the village of Stithians at around 1.45pm on 28 December.
Police and paramedics were called to Tubbon Hill but Caitlin, a pupil at Penair School, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 14-year-old girl who died in a fatal collision near Stithians on Saturday has been named as Caitlin Swan. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. https://t.co/R6vuYn5V3v pic.twitter.com/352lu9i4KX
— DevonCornwall Police (@DC_Police) January 2, 2020
The road was closed for more than six hours as a forensic examination of the scene was carried out.
On Thursday, the force released the first picture of the schoolgirl following the tragic incident, as it continued to investigate the crash.
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A spokeswoman for Devon and Cornwall Police appealed for witnesses to come forward, saying: “The road was closed for more than six hours for a forensic examination of the scene to be carried out.
“Officers 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.”
Anyone with information should contact the force on firstname.lastname@example.org or 101, quoting log number 0391 of December 28.