Cirencester woman, 59, dies after being hit by a car

A 59-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Gloucestershire.

The woman, from Cirencester, was involved in a collision with an Audi A4 on the A429 near the town and was taken to hospital where she later died.

A police investigation meant the road was closed for five hours after the force was called at 17:50 GMT on Wednesday.

The car driver, a 42-year-old woman from Wiltshire, was uninjured. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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