Pedestrian dies after being hit by van in Gloucester

Scene of collision
Image caption The collision happened at about 07:40 BST

A man has died after being hit by a van on the A46 in Gloucester.

The accident happened on the Henley Bank Lane and Shurdington Road junction, Brockworth, at about 07:45 BST, Gloucestershire Police said.

The victim - a pedestrian - was taken to hospital, but died at about 08:50.

The A46 was closed between the A417 and Ermin Street while officers carried out an investigation at the scene but it has since reopened, a police spokesman said.

Image caption The road was closed to allow police to investigate

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