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Man dies after being struck by several vehicles on M5

Police believe the pedestrian was hit by a lorry and other vehicles at around 4.40am, after leaving his car parked on a hard shoulder.

Two lanes on the M5 northbound have been closed while the investigation takes place, causing major traffic delays in south Gloucestershire.

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Police name pedestrian who died in M5 crash

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A pedestrian who died in a crash on the M5 in South Gloucestershire, has been named.

27-year-old Bartosz Marcin Bednarek died when he was struck by a lorry between Junction 15 and 14 on the M5 northbound.

Police say a family liason officer is supporting his next of kin.

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