Fatality in Barnstaple collision

A pedestrian has died following a collision in North Devon this morning.

Police were called at around 7.45am following reports of a collision between a tipper truck and a pedestrian near Brynsworthy Bickington, in Barnstaple

Closures were put in place in the area including on the A39 including at Westleigh, at Roundswell Roundabout and the Instow turn off to allow emergency services to work at the scene.

Sadly, a 59-year-old local woman died following the collision. Her next of kin have been informed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have a dashcam that could aid with police enquiries are asked to contact 101, quoting log number 0089 for 10 January.

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