Lorry driver hit by van near Tiverton dies

A lorry driver has been killed in an accident in Devon.

The man, who was in his 60s, is thought to have been outside his parked DAF lorry when he was hit by a Renault van in the Moorhayes area of Tiverton.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the accident, off Lea Road, had happened at 07:40 BST.

A police spokesman said the driver of the van, a local man in his 50s, had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

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