Hemsworth woman killed

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A WOMAN from Hemsworth was killed when she was hit by two cars while walking alongside a main road.

The 46-year-old victim, who has not been named, had been walking along the slip road of the old A1 near Brotherton, the A162, at around 7.05pm on Tuesday when she was struck by a white Audi A3 and a blue Peugoet 206.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to contact Tadcaster Road Policing Group, on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12110009556.

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