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Dog walker killed at Middlesbrough bus station named

A man who died after being hit by a bus at Middlesbrough bus station has been named by police.

Paul Siddoway, 40, from Darlington, was walking his dog when the incident happened on Monday evening.

He was taken to hospital after being struck by an Arriva X66 bus, but later died from his injuries.

Cleveland Police said an investigation into the incident was ongoing and the vehicle had been taken out of service. Mr Siddoway's dog was unhurt.

CCTV footage

The bus is being examined by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

Iain McInroy, area managing director for Arriva North East, said: "I can confirm that one of our buses, operating on service X66, was involved in an incident at Middlesbrough bus station.

"We are assisting the police and VOSA with their investigations so they can be completed as soon as possible.

"CCTV footage is currently being reviewed to provide further information on the incident."

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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