Sussex

Pedestrian run over and killed by lorry in Hailsham

The scene of the accident on the A22 Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was hit on a "very busy" stretch of road, police said

A pedestrian has been run over and killed by a lorry in East Sussex.

Police said the "tragic incident" happened on the A22 in Hailsham, close to the junction with Hempstead Lane, at about 11:00 BST on Friday.

Paramedics attempted CPR on the man but he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Sussex Police said it happened on a very busy section of road and it was highly likely there were witnesses.

Officers are urging anyone with information to come forward.

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