Holbeach man killed crossing the A17

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A Holbeach man was killed last night (Wednesday) when he was hit by a car as he crossed the A17.

Police say the 38-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident happened at the junction of the A17 with Park Road in Holbeach at about 8pm.

The driver of a maroon Volkswagen Golf involved in the crash, a 25-year-old local man, was taken to hospital to be treated for shock and his male passenger also went to hospital with slight injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The accident was within a mile of the spot on the A17 where more than 12 hours earlier eight people were hurt in a ten vehicle pile up.

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