UPDATE: Confirmed fatality after lorry hits pedestrian near Haven Bridge

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian in Great Yarmouth.

Haven Bridge was closed after emergency services were called to the incident in Southtown Road at 12.49pm today (Tuesday, February 14).

The deceased is believed to be from the Great Yarmouth area.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to Matalan Retail Park to a report of a lorry in collision with a pedestrian.

A rapid response car and an ambulance attended the scene.

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A spokesman for Norfolk Constabulary said: 'Haven Bridge is likely to be closed for some time.'

Fire, ambulance and police officers are in attendance and drivers are advised to avoid area if possible.

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The bridge reopened at 4.45pm.

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