POLICE are investigating the death of a cyclist on a country road north of Winchester.

Officers were called to the scene at Hunton between Sutton Scotney and Micheldever shortly before 4pm on Monday, January 13.

It is believed the cyclist, a man in his 60s, fell from the bicycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not been named.

Officers are trying to establish the circumstances leading to his death and would appeal for anyone with any information to contact Sergeant Barry Long at Whitchurch Roads Policing Unit on 101.