Man killed by lorry on M6 motorway in Cheshire
A 53-year-old man has been hit by a lorry and killed on the M6 motorway in Cheshire, police said.
Emergency services were called to the motorway near Knutsford Services at about 04:20 BST following reports of the incident.
The southbound carriageway was closed between junctions 19 and 18 while a police investigation into the death was carried out.
A Highways Agency spokesman said the road had since reopened.