Woman dies in Pulborough road tragedy

A woman pedestrian died in an incident involving a heavy goods vehicle.

It happened at the A29 junction with Lower Street, Pulborough, shortly before 7.30am today. The woman, who was local and believed to be in her 70s, died at the scene a short while later.

The A29 is closed between Pulborough and the Whiteways roundabout, north of Arundel, and other roads are closed in Pulborough while the scene is examined.

Sgt Stewart Goodwin said: “We hope to reopen the road as soon as possible this morning, but it is important to carry out a thorough investigation at the scene and we are grateful for drivers’ patience.”

Anyone with any information about the incident can phone police on 101, quoting Operation Melrose.

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