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Woman dies after being hit by car

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8:51am 22nd December 2014

OFFICERS are appealing for information after a 68 year old local woman sadly died following a collision.

The incident happened at around 5.50pm on Friday 19 December on Brunshaw Road, Burnley.

It is believed that the woman was crossing the road when the collision occurred with a black Ford Focus car.

The woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with serious head injuries, but sadly died this morning (Saturday 20 December).

The road was closed for more than two hours following the incident.

Sgt John Jennings-Wharton Road Policing Unit

"An investigation to establish the circumstances of the collision is already underway and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information about what happened to contact us.”

Anyone with any information about this incident should contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number 1144 of December 19th.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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