Police identify woman killed in road tragedy

The road through Kirk Michael was closed last night.

The road through Kirk Michael was closed last night.

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The woman who was killed in a road accident in Kirk Michael last night has been identified.

She was Kathryn Burge (known as Kate).

She was a 41-year-old physiotherapist, who was employed by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Kate’s family have been informed of her death, and are being offered support by a police family liaison officer.

Sgt Andy Kneen said: ‘Enquiries into the collision are continuing.

‘A number of very pertinent witnesses have come forward today, for which we are very grateful. We are building a picture of what has happened.

‘I would like to reiterate our appeal for anyone else who witnessed the collision, to come forward.

‘We would also like to hear from anyone who saw a group of three cyclists, or a dark blue Range Rover, on the TT course from Douglas to Kirk Michael immediately before the collision.

‘Your account may be vital in establishing the facts of what has occurred.’

Click here to read our report from earlier today.

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