Officers are currently at the scene of a fatal collision in the town.
It was reported that a cyclist and lorry were involved in a collision shortly after 8.45am today, 8th October, on the A1433 London Road.
The female cyclist died at the scene.
A closure was in place near the Esso garage and fire station, but it has now been reopened.
Anyone who witnessed it should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.