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Man dies after being hit by car in Bracebridge Heath

A 64-year-old man from Bracebridge Heath in Lincoln has died in hospital after he was hit by a car.

The incident was reported at 8.30pm on Monday, April 7, on the A607 Grantham Road in Bracebridge Heath, somewhere between the Tesco and Lincolnshire Co-op stores on opposite sides of the road.

A blue Honda Civic car driven by a 41-year-old Lincoln man was in collision with the 64-year-old pedestrian.

The man was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with a serious head injury.

He died from his injuries earlier on Tuesday, April 8.

— Later update: The man was named as Neil Blanchard (64) of Red Hall Drive in Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln.

The A607 Grantham Road in Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln. Photo: Google Street View
The A607 Grantham Road in Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln. Photo: Google Street View

The driver of the Honda was not injured.

Collision Investigator Nigel Gasgoine is appealing for witnesses to the incident or anyone who saw the Honda on the road prior to it to contact him via the Collision Witness Hotline 01522 558855.

This is the sixth fatality on the roads of Lincolnshire in 2014 compared with 12 over the similar period in 2013.