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Driver killed as lorry hits wall in Wirral

A lorry driver has been killed after his vehicle hit a wall in Wirral.

Police and firefighters were called to the M53, between Junction 1 and Poulton Bridge Road, at 22.55 BST on Monday, Merseyside Police said.

The driver of the lorry, a man believed to be aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

A section of the eastbound Dock Road remained closed earlier but was expected to reopen later on Tuesday.

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