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Pedestrian killed in A69 collision

Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A69 last night.

Police were called at 10.15pm on Tuesday 7 January to the report of a road traffic collision on the A69 between Corby Hill and Hayton.

It involved a black Volkswagen Golf and a pedestrian.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “As a result of the collision, the pedestrian, a local man aged in his 40s, died at the scene.

“His family have been informed and a Family Liaison Officer has been appointed.

“The driver, a man in his 20s was uninjured.

“The road was closed for several hours whilst a forensic collision investigation and recovery was carried out.”

Anyone with any information who witnessed the collision, or saw a pedestrian walking in the carriage way is asked to contact PC1636 ROBBINS or Sgt 2219 YOUNG on 101 or email [email protected], quoting log 217 of the 7th January 2020.

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