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Cement Lorry Crash Kills Pedestrian On Camden High Street

The woman was apparently crossing the road at the time,

13/09/2016 12:02 | Updated 20 September 2016

A woman died on Tuesday after reportedly being hit by a cement truck.

Emergency services were called to Pratt Street near north London’s Camden High Street at 9.35am.

Eyewitness Seyinoir Matthews told the Evening Standard that the victim appeared to be crossing the road when the incident took place.

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A view of Pratt Street, where the incident took place, from Camden High Street

He said: “It was a cement lorry which crushed a lady.”

It was originally believed that the victim was male but later clarified that they were female.

The Metropolitan Police said officers attended after being called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS).

The LAS confirmed that the woman was dead at the scene.

Officers are now investigating the scene and making enquiries into the circumstances of the incident.

According to the Standard, a police spokesman said the lorry had stopped after the accident.

There have been no arrests.

The A400 Camden High Street was closed at Mornington Crescent, as well as Pratt Street and Delancey Street, following the crash.

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