York & North Yorkshire

Harrogate woman, 82, dies after being hit by car

An 82-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

The woman was walking at the exit to the Odeon Cinema on Station Avenue just after 10:00 GMT on Monday when she was hit by a silver Kia Picanto.

The elderly woman sustained serious injuries and died after being taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

The 40-year-old female driver, who is from Knaresborough, was unhurt. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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