At approximately 5.20pm on Tuesday 7 June emergency services received reports of a road traffic collision involving a blue Renault Clio and a cyclist on the A537 Buxton New Road near Macclesfield.
As a result of this collision the cyclist, Guy Andrew Wharton, 46, from Bollington, sadly died.
The driver of the car, a 41-year-old man from Buxton, was arrested by police and an investigation into the circumstances has commenced.
Guy’s family paid tribute to him saying: “We are deeply shocked and saddened at the sudden and tragic loss of Guy, a loving father, husband, brother and son. He was a passionate cyclist and loved riding in the hills. He will be greatly missed.”
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information in regards to it is urged to contact Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident 688 of the 7th June.