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Man Dies in A30 Crash

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:05am 21st January 2013

A man has died after he is believed to have walked into the path of a lorry near Launceston.

It happened on the A30 on Saturday evening.

The 34 year old local had stopped in a layby, before crossing onto the carriageway.

A spokesperson for the police said: "The collision took place at around 1915 hours on Saturday, 19th January near to the junction with the A388 and involved an HGV vehicle and a pedestrian.

"It is believed that the 34-year-old male pedestrian had been standing in a nearside layby in front of his Renault Laguna car when he walked into the nearside lane of the eastbound carriageway of the A30.
 
"He was then in collision with the HGV.
 
"The man, who lived locally, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
"Anyone who may have seen the man in the layby before the collision is asked to contact the Police on 101, quoting log number 0670 of 190113."
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