Leicester

Pedestrian dies in tipper truck crash in Leicester

A 45-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a tipper truck in Leicester.

The incident involving a Ford Iveco truck happened in St Margaret's Way, near to the Ravensbridge Drive exit, just after 15:30 BST on Thursday.

Mohamed Dahir, from Leicester, was taken to hospital but died from his injuries. The truck driver was not injured.

Leicestershire Police want anyone who witnessed the accident to contact them.

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