Lancashire

Woman hit by lorry in Lancaster dies

Common Garden Street in Lancaster Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was struck near the traffic lights on Common Garden Street in Lancaster

A woman was killed when she was hit by a lorry in Lancashire.

The woman, in her 70s, was struck as she was crossing the road near traffic lights in Common Garden Street in Lancaster at 13:15 GMT on Friday, police said.

She suffered multiple injuries to her head and body and was pronounced dead at Royal Lancaster Infirmary a short time later.

Police want to speak to anyone who may have seen the woman crossing the road.

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