Devon

Woman dies in tipper truck crash on A39 in Barnstaple

Police attend the scene on the A39
Image caption The A39 was closed in both directions while investigations took place

A woman hit by a tipper truck has died.

The 59-year-old pedestrian was hit at about 07:45 GMT on the A39 in Barnstaple, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

The road between the Roundswell roundabout and the Instow turn-off was closed for several hours while investigations took place.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to the crash or motorists with dashcam footage recorded in the area at the time to contact them.

Image caption Officers have appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact them

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