Woman dies after being hit by lorry on A2 at Barham

A pedestrian has been killed in a road crash on the A2 near Canterbury.

Kent Police said emergency teams were called to the scene at Barham early on Thursday and the road was closed from about 0250 BST.

Officers said the 21-year-old woman, who has not been named but was from the Folkestone area, was hit by a lorry.

The coastbound A2 was closed for several hours after the incident between the junctions of Barham and Wootton, and reopened after 0930 BST.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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