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Workington crash victim named

A man who was killed after being hit by a car in Workington has been named as 54-year-old James Smith from Hyde Street in Workington.

Mr Smith, known locally as Jim, was taken to West Cumberland Hospital with serious head injuries, but died this morning (16th January).

The accident happened at 5.45pm last night (15th January), on Oxford Street in Workington.

A grey Honda CR-V, driven by a 50-year-old woman from Workington, collided with Mr Smith near to the Park Lane junction.

The driver of the Honda was arrested at the scene on Suspicion of Driving Without Due Care and Attention and has been released on bail.

The road was closed for four hours for police investigations.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact PC David Edwards from Cumbria Police by calling 101.

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