Update: Police appeal for witnesses over Moorthorpe knockdown

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses following the fatal knockdown of a man in Moorthorpe yesterday (Thursday).

The 43-year-old man, named locally as Rory Dove, received severe head injuries when he was hit by the lorry at 1.23pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the lorry stopped at the scene and the driver helped with enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 01924 293047.

Please leave your tributes to Mr Dove below.