Man arrested after Leeds pensioner killed by lorry in Crossgates
A man has been arrested in Leeds after an elderly woman died when she was hit by a lorry on a shopping street.
West Yorkshire Police said the woman, who has not yet been identified, was knocked down and killed in Austhorpe Road.
The driver of the HGV, a 43-year-old man from Wakefield, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The accident happened at 11:00 GMT near Wilsons Butchers in Crossgates.
The road was closed for several hours while police carried out investigations.