Young pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry on A153

A 23-year-old man has died after being hit by a lorry on the A153 in Lincolnshire.

The incident happened at around 2am on Saturday, February 27, between Anwick and Speedway corner near Ruskington.

The local man was hit by a Volvo heavy goods vehicle driven by a 32-year-old Ruskington man.

The pedestrian died at the scene. The lorry driver was not injured.

The immediate family of the deceased has been informed.

Police investigators are asking for any witnesses to to contact them if they witnessed the collision or saw anyone walking along that section of the road prior to it.

They should call the 101 non-emergency number or the Collision Witness Hotline 01522 558855.

This crash brings the number of fatalities on the roads of Lincolnshire this year to 15 after the A16 fatal crash on Friday afternoon.