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Man dies after being hit by lorry in Attleborough

PUBLISHED: 12:11 07 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:48 08 October 2017

Police at the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road in Attleborough. Picture Ian Burt.

Police at the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road in Attleborough. Picture Ian Burt.

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A man has died after he was hit by a lorry in a Norfolk market town.

Officers were called at 12pm on Friday to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road in Attleborough.

Police have confirmed the man, who was elderly and was believed to have been using a walking frame, died at the scene.

The collision happened outside Attleborough Surgery and Connaught Hall in the busy road, which is a major access route into and out of the town.

MORE: Police at the scene of crash involving lorry and pedestrian in Station Road, Attleborough

The road was closed around the B1077, Connaught Road and Station Road following the incident and as of 7.30pm had not reopened.

Attleborough Surgery was closed for the afternoon, and patients were advised to go to the Queen’s Square practice.

• Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101.


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