Pedestrian Catherine Helm killed by HGV in Billingham

An elderly pedestrian has died after she was hit by a heavy goods vehicle at a road junction on Teesside.

Catherine Helm, 77-year-old and from the Norton area, suffered severe injuries in the incident in Billingham on Tuesday afternoon.

She was airlifted to hospital, but died a short time later.

Cleveland Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision, which took place at the junction of Cowpen Lane and Marsh House Avenue at 15:35 BST.

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