Kent

Rusthall pedestrian dies after van crash

Rusthall accident scene Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened in Rusthall High Street, at the junction with Manor Road

A 78-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by a van in Kent.

Police said the man, from Rusthall, was declared dead at the junction of Rusthall High Street and Manor Road on Friday.

The crash, which happened about 16:55 GMT, involved a Nissan Primastar van. The road was closed for four hours while investigators were at the scene.

Police have appealed for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to officers to come forward.

The pedestrian has not been named but his next of kind have been informed.

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