Dorset

Poole man, 85, hit by van dies

An 85-year-old man has been knocked down and killed in Dorset.

The man was hit by a Transit van at about 11:30 BST on Sunday at the junction of Cliff Drive and Bodley Road in Poole, police said.

The pensioner, who was from the town, was pronounced dead at Southampton General Hospital.

Police said the van was being driven by a 36-year-old man from Christchurch in Dorset and they are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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