The crash, near Crewe, involved six lorries and several cars, police said.
Three men and a woman are released and the death is not being treated as suspicious.
The 1966 World Cup winning goalkeeper died earlier this week aged 81.
Mr Walton, from Stoke-on-Trent, has genetic disorder Marfan Syndrome, which affects the body's organs.
Amy Hill, from Stafford, talks about living with perinatal obsessive compulsive disorder.
A late equaliser from Will Keane earns the Championship's bottom side Ipswich a point at home to Stoke.
Sub Aaron Collins scores the only goal as Morecambe spoil John Askey's first home game as Port Vale boss.
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