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Pedestrian dies after being hit by bus in Reading

A 77-year-old pedestrian has died after being knocked down by a double-decker bus in Reading.

The man, from Reading, was hit by the bus on Kendrick Road at the junction with London Road as he tried to cross the road late on Wednesday evening.

He was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital where he later died.

A police spokesman said there were no other people injured in the incident and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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