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Appeal following fatal collision in Kings Cross

News   •   Jul 06, 2017 18:58 BST

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a lorry.

Officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision at 09:30hrs on Thursday, 6 July on Dukes Road, WC1 at the junction with Euston Road.

The pedestrian, a 55-year-old man from Lincoln, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

The driver of the van stopped at the scene. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Detective Sergeant Jane Mallet, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU), said: "There would have been a number of people in the area who were in the street, local shops or cafes and may well have seen this collision.

"I would ask these people to get in touch with investigators on the dedicated appeal number. If you did see the collision, or the events leading up to it, please contact us. Your information could be vital in helping us understand exactly what happened."

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call investigators on 020 8991 9555 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at