Manchester

Woman dies after being hit by van in Ashton-under-Lyne

A woman thought to be in her 70s has died after being hit by a van in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, on Tuesday following reports of a collision.

The woman was transferred to hospital but later died as a result of her injuries.

The road was temporarily closed following the incident. Greater Manchester Police have asked anyone with information to contact them.

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