Man who fell from footbridge over A13 dies

A man has died after falling from a footbridge over the A13 in east London and on to a carriageway, where he was hit by a lorry, police have said.

It happened near Goosley Lane, East Ham, shortly after 05:15 BST.

The man, whose identity is not known, was treated at the scene but died just over half an hour later, said police.

Motorists were advised to avoid the A13 which was closed for a few hours while investigations were carried out.

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