Man, 79, dies after being hit by lorry in Buxton

Fairfield Road junction with Lightwood Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened in Fairfield Road at its junction with Lightwood Road

A 79-year-old man has died after being hit by a lorry.

The man was killed in the incident in Fairfield Road, near to the junction of Lightwood Road, in Buxton at 17:45 GMT on Thursday.

Derbyshire Police said a 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

Officers said the man was due to be interviewed later on Friday.

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