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British boxing star Gary Mason dies in bicycle collision

48 year-old dies in incident with a van
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Retired British boxer Gary Mason has died in a cycling crash in South London, on Thursday January 6th.

According to this BBC report, Mason was pronounced dead at the scene after a collision with a van. The driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and bailed until March pending further inquiries.

The heavyweight boxer fought 38 times as a professional and was beaten only once but future world heavyweight champ Lennox Lewis.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: "Officers were alerted at about 6.15am yesterday to a van in collision with a bicycle on Sandy Lane South, near the junction with Woodcote Road, Wallington.

"The cyclist, aged 48 years, was pronounced dead at the scene."

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