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Family of Dukinfield woman who died in crash pay tribute to 'light of our lives'

The family of Louise Harrott, from Dukinfield, who died after being knocked off her bike in Oldham have paid a moving tribute to "an amazing, beautiful, loving and caring" mother, daughter, sister and niece. 

Emergency services were called to a collision between a cyclist and a black Range Rover in Lees on Wednesday afternoon (24 March). 

It happened on Huddersfield Road, at the junction with Stamford Road, at around 1.25pm. 

The cyclist, who has now been formally identified as Louise (pictured), was taken to hospital in a critical condition but sadly died on Thursday morning (25 March). 

Paying tribute to her in a statement released by GMP, Louise's family said: “An amazing, beautiful, loving and caring mother to Oliver, daughter to Doreen, sister to David and Michael, niece to her auntie Linda. 

“This world has been robbed. Our lives have been robbed. We will never be the same again. We will miss you forever. 

“Rest in peace, Louise, light of our lives.”

Enquiries by GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Police say the driver of the Range Rover remained at the scene and is assisting with their enquiries.

Anyone with information or anyone who witnessed this incident should contact police on 0161 856 4741 or 101 quoting incident number 1381 of 24/03/2021, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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