York & North Yorkshire

Dog walker killed in 'tragic' A64 accident

A man has been killed while walking his dog across a busy dual carriageway in what North Yorkshire Police are calling a "tragic" accident.

The man was struck by several vehicles while trying to cross the eastbound A64 at Bilbrough, near York, at about 18:55 GMT on Saturday. He died at the scene from his injuries.

Police said the man was believed to be about 50 and from the area.

The man's dog also died after being struck by another vehicle.

North Yorkshire police are appealing for anyone who saw the accident to contact them.

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