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Pedestrian killed in Barnsley HGV crash

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a HGV in Barnsley.

South Yorkshire Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by the vehicle in Dodworth Road at about 09:55 GMT.

A force spokesman said the man's family had been informed and was being given support by specialist officers.

He said Dodworth Road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident but has since reopened. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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