Pedestrian killed in Bracebridge Heath road crash named

A 64-year-old pedestrian who died after being hit by a car on a Lincolnshire road has been named.

The crash happened on Monday night, on the A607 Grantham Road at Bracebridge Heath.

Neil Blanchard, of Red Hall Drive, from the village, died on Tuesday having suffered a serious head injury.

The driver of a blue Honda Civic, a 41-year-old man from Lincoln, was not injured. Witnesses to the crash have been urged to contact police.

Lincolnshire Police said it was the sixth fatality on the county's roads in 2014, compared with 12 over the similar period in 2013.

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