Police confirm identity of man killed after being hit by lorry

Peterborough United groundsman Will Whitney has passed away Credit: Peterborough United

Police have confirmed that a man killed on the A16 at Newborough last week was Peterborough United groundsman Will Whitney.

The 21-year-old died at the scene of the accident. The driver of the lorry was not injured and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Cambridgeshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident last Wednesday to come forward.

Yesterday Peterborough United confirmed the news in a statement The club also confirmed they are planning a tribute to Mr Whitney at their next home game against Portsmouth on March 7.