Cyclist from Wirksworth named following fatal collision in Derby last week

Josephine Gilbert, from the Derbyshire Dales, was killed in the fatal collision last week.

A young woman who tragically died after a lorry collided with her bicycle on the A52 near Markeaton Island, has been named.

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Josephine Gilbert, 25, who was from Wirksworth, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident in Derby on Tuesday 21 January.

Josephine’s family have paid tribute to ‘a keen cyclist who competed at local, national and international level and who was hoping to follow a career in Sports Management, having completed a Psychology degree at Loughborough University.’

They said that Josephine was ‘very close to her family both in Derbyshire and the South West.’

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