Cumbria

Pedestrian killed in Lake District hit by 'several cars'

A woman killed crossing a road in the Lake District may have been struck by several vehicles, police have said.

The victim was trying to cross the A590 near the Heaves Hotel, Levens, near Kendal just after 19:30 GMT, Cumbria Police confirmed.

A spokesman for the force said the woman, who was in the east-bound lane, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area who may have witnessed the accident to come forward.

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