Pedestrian, 83, dies in Wadhurst High Street bus crash

An elderly woman died when she was hit by a bus in East Sussex.

The collision happened in High Street, Wadhurst, outside the NatWest bank just before 1000 BST. Police said the 83-year-old died at the scene.

The road was closed for three-and-a-half hours while officers inspected the site of the crash.

The driver of the bus was shaken but uninjured. Police have not released the woman's identity but said her next-of-kin had been informed.

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