Wiltshire

Wiltshire woman, 71, dies after being hit by lorry

A 71-year-old woman has died in hospital after she was hit by a lorry in Wiltshire.

The accident happened at 16:04 BST on Tuesday at Foxham, near Chippenham.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said the woman had been walking close to the Volvo lorry, which was manoeuvring slowly, when the collision happened.

She was taken to Great Western Hospital in Swindon by air ambulance where she died. The lorry driver, a 44-year-old man from the Devizes area, was unhurt.

Officers are investigating.

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