Bull BroughtonA Keighley man has been killed when he was struck by a car near Broughton Hall last night.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A59 near Broughton.

At 11.12pm on Saturday 23 June 2018, officers were called to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on the A59, close to The Bull pub at Broughton.

The incident involved an orange coloured Vauxhall Corsa travelling away from Skipton and a male pedestrian. As a result of the collision, sadly a 29-year-old male pedestrian from the Keighley area died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 31-year-old man from the Barnoldswick area, was left shaken but unhurt and one passenger in the car received minor injuries.

The road was closed until 5.30am this morning, to allow police to examine the scene and conduct enquiries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who stopped and assisted at the scene to contact them. They are also asking for anyone who saw either the vehicle or the pedestrian, who was wearing a suit at the time of the incident, prior to the collision in the area of The Bull pub, to also come forward.

Sergeant Paul Cording, of North Yorkshire traffic police tweeted:
“Sadly there was a fatal road traffic collision on the #A59 at #Broughton near #Skipton last night between a car & a pedestrian. My thoughts with the family & friends of the young man that has died. Please contact us if you can help with our witness appeal “ 
Please dial 101, select option one and pass the information to the Force Control Room. Alternatively you can email the Major Collision Investigation Team - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please quote reference 12180112579.

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