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Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident in which a 25-year-old woman died after being hit by an articulated lorry in Barnsley. It happened as she walked along Pontefract Road yesterday (Good Friday). She was taken to hospital but later died.
A 25-year-old woman has been killed after being hit by a lorry in Barnsley. Police say the woman, who was from the town, was walking along Pontefract Road with another man and a woman when she was in collision with a white Renault articulated lorry.
She was taken to hospital but died later. The 41-year-old driver from Barnsley was unhurt. Police are appealing for anyone who saw the three people walking in the area at the time or who saw the manner of driving of the lorry prior to the accident.