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Man dies after being hit by lorry in Birmingham

The Tyburn Road and Bromford Lane crossing Image copyright Google maps
Image caption The man was struck on Tyburn Road, near the junction with Bromford Lane

A man has died after being hit by a lorry in Birmingham.

The man was struck on Tyburn Road in Erdington near the junction of Bromford Lane on Saturday morning, West Midlands Police said.

Despite the efforts of passers-by and ambulance staff, nothing could be done to save the 62-year-old local man and he was declared dead at the scene.

The incident lead to the closure of the road for about four hours. Police are investigating the crash.

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