Woman dies after being hit by van in Tunbridge Wells

Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells
Image caption Mount Pleasant Road in Tunbridge Wells remains closed

A woman has died after being hit by a van outside a Kent railway station, police said.

The accident happened just after 14:00 BST on Thursday on Mount Pleasant Road near Tunbridge Wells station and Hoopers department store.

Kent Police said a Ford Transit van had hit the elderly woman, who sustained a head injury.

She was treated at the scene but ambulance crews were unable to revive her. The road remains closed.

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