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97-year-old man dies after being hit by a car in Knighton

Published date: 16 February 2017 |
Published by: Staff reporter
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The scene of the accident 

An elderly man has died after being hit by a car in Knighton this morning.

Emergency services were called to Bridge Street at around 10.25am after reports of a collision.

Police today confirmed the man who died from fatal injuries was 97-year-old Richard Wood.

A spokesperson for Dyfed Powys Police said: "The collision involved a car and a pedestrian.

"Ambulance crews were also at the scene but unfortunately an elderly man sustained fatal injuries."

An ambulance service spokesperson added: "We were called at about 10.25 to reports that a man had been hit by a car on Bridge Street, Knighton.

"The Wales air ambulance and two emergency ambulances attended the scene."

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Dyfed Powys Police on 101.

As of 4pm, the road remains closed with emergency services still at the scene.

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