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Police appeal for witnesses to fatal lorry crash

Editorial Correspondent 16th Aug, 2018 Updated: 17th Aug, 2018

A MAN has died after being hit by a lorry which failed to stop, near Shipston.

Police and emergency services were called to the A429 near the Darlingscott crossroads at around 4.45am this morning (Thursday).

The victim in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family has been told and is being supported by specially trained officers.

A man from Wiltshire has been arrested in connection with the crash and has since been released under investigation.

The road is currently closed at the Tredington island and the Darlingscott crossroads.

PC Leanne Mason said: “A thorough investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances behind the collision.

“Enquiries are ongoing and we would encourage anyone who saw the vehicle and the manner in which it was being driven prior to the incident to come forward.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision.

“Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this difficult time.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 101.

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