Leeds & West Yorkshire

Overturned lorry death man named

The overturned lorry
Image caption Edward James Slaney died when the lorry overturned in the centre of Leeds

A pedestrian who died when a lorry overturned in strong winds in the centre of Leeds has been named.

Police were called to Neville Street at about 1400 GMT last Thursday after a curtain-sided lorry overturned.

Edward James Slaney, 35, of Upper Gaukroger, Sowerby Bridge, was fatally injured in the incident. A female pedestrian was also hurt.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is being carried out by West Yorkshire Police.

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