South East Wales

Ton Pentre tipper truck collision man dies

Church Street, Ton Pentre (Google Streetview) Image copyright Google
Image caption Church Street in Ton Pentre was closed for four hours after the incident

A pedestrian has died after a collision involving a tipper truck on a street in the Rhondda, south Wales.

Police said the 46-year-old man died at the scene at Church Street, Ton Pentre, despite the efforts of paramedics.

The incident involving a 7.5 tonne vehicle happened at about 13:15 BST on Wednesday.

South Wales Police said the man's family were being supported by officers, and they have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The road remained closed for four hours while investigations took place. The coroner has also been informed of the death.

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