Pedestrian dies in Holbeach collision

A pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a van on a street in Holbeach, Lincolnshire.

The man, who has not been named by police but is said to be local, was pronounced dead after he was struck by a Mercedes Sprinter.

The driver of the van, a 45-year-old man from Northampton, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

The road was closed for several hours during investigations.

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