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Young man dies after crash on A30

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:21pm 13th March 2018. (Updated at 4:54pm 14th March 2018)

Police have confirmed a young man has died after a crash on the A30.

Officers have released more information about the collision on the Hayle bypass.

They say the 28-year-old pedestrian was in the road between Loggans Moor and St Erth.

A lorry was involved and both carriageways were closed for most of Tuesday night.

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Devon and Cornwall Police are urging anyone who saw something just after 7pm to come forward.

A force spokesperson said: "A man has died following a serious road traffic collision on the A30 in Hayle on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

"At approximately 7.15pm, police were notified of a collision on the A30 Hayle bypass between the St Erth roundabout and the Loggans Moor roundabout in Hayle, Cornwall.

"The incident involved a white commercial articulated heavy goods vehicle and a pedestrian who was in the Eastbound live lane.

"As a result of the incident the pedestrian, a 28-year-old man from the St Erth area, died at the scene of the collision. His next of kin have been informed.

"The driver of the HGV was uninjured in the incident".

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The road was closed for just under six hours while officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Team carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

In the early hours of Wednesday, Highways England confirmed that both carriageways had reopened.

They tweeted: " is now open in both directions between the B3301 and  near  following a collision earlier involving a HGV.

"Sadly this collision resulted in a fatality. Our @DC_Police colleagues are appealing for witnesses".

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward quoting log number 718 13/03/18.

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