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.