A man who was struck by a car on the A66 at Baron’s Hill near Stainton, Penrith, has died.

The collision occurred shortly after 11am yesterday, August5, and involved a pedestrian and a Skoda Fabia.

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A spokesperson said: "The pedestrian, a man in his 90s from Penrith, was taken from the scene by air ambulance but has subsequently died. 

"The driver of the Skoda, a man in his 80s from Buxton, was uninjured.

"The A66 was closed whilst officers conducted their enquiries. It reopened at around 5pm."

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it quoting incident number 67 of 5th August 2022. You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.