Birmingham & Black Country

Man dies on Black Country Route after being hit by lorry

A man has died after being hit by a lorry on the Black Country Route.

The pedestrian was involved in the collision near to the Lunt junction at about 21:45 on Wednesday, West Midlands Police said.

A force spokesman said the man, who has not been officially identified, was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved. Part of the road was closed for five hours and police have appealed for witnesses.

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