Pedestrian killed in crash at Bury St Edmunds

A man has died following a crash in Barningham, near Bury St Edmunds, this evening.

Police were called shortly before 8pm by the ambulance service who were at the scene of a collision between a pedestrian and a Vauxhall van on the B1111 in Barningham near the junction with Chare Road.

A male pedestrian was hit by the vehicle and died at the scene.

Emergency services are currently in attendance and the road is closed while a full investigation is carried out.

Diversions are in place with northbound traffic being diverted on to Drouts Lane and southbound traffic on to Hepworth Road.

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Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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