Pedestrian, 83, dies days after being hit by car on A6

An elderly pedestrian who was severely injured when he was struck by a car has died in hospital, police have said.

The 83-year-old was hit by a Kia Picasso on the A6 near Levens Hall, Cumbria, on Tuesday night.

He was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary but died on Friday. His name has not yet been released but he was from Kendal.

The car driver was uninjured. Cumbria Police has appealed for witnesses to the incident at 20:45 GMT.

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