POLICE have launched an investigation after a cyclist's body was found.

The body of the man, who was in his 60s, was found on the road between Sutton Scotney and Micheldever this afternoon.

It is believed he fell from his bicycle, with his body being found near Hunton shortly before 4pm.

He was pronouned dead at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours as officers carried out investigations at the scene.

Officers are trying to piece together what happened in the build-up to his death, and wany anyone with information to contact Sergeant Barry Long at the Whitchurch Roads Policing Unit on 101.