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Pensioner Hit By Truck In Heckmondwike Dies

He died from his injuries in hospital.

Police in Kirklees are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision, which occurred at 3:45pm on Westgate in Heckmondwike yesterday afternoon (8/1).

A truck was in collision with an 81-year old local man, who was transported to Leeds General Infirmary with serious head injuries, but sadly died.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 quoting log reference 1007 of 08/01.

Likewise, we would ask anyone with dash-cam footage or CCTV from the area during this time to get in touch.

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