Cumbria Crack

Pedestrian, 84, killed in Wigton collision

Cumbria Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Wigton this afternoon (31 July).

Police were called at around 4pm to the report of a road traffic collision at New Street, Wigton.

The incident involved a pedestrian and a white sprinter van.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The pedestrian, an 84-year-old local man, died a short time later.

“His family have been informed and they are being supported by police officers at this time.

“The driver of the van, a 54-year-old man from north Cumbria was not injured and is assisting police with the investigation.”

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC2090 HYNES on 101 quoting incident number 127 of 31 July 2019.

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