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Pedestrian dies in A47 collision at Dereham

Police can confirm a woman has died following a collision on the A47 at Dereham.

The collision happened near to the Swanton Morley junction on the westbound carriageway in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 21 October 2021) at about 1.30am and involved a lorry and a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended and despite treatment the pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the incident and the eastbound carriageway was reopened at 7.50am. The westbound carriageway was cleared at about 8.20am. 

Anyone who witnessed the collision or may have seen a pedestrian in the area around the time stated should contact Sgt Peter Howlett or Sgt Matt Steward in the Roads and Armed Policing Team on 101 quoting incident number 16 of 21 October.