Harrogate police

23-year-old pedestrian dies on A64 in the area of Askham Bryan


Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage after a 23-year-old male pedestrian died in a collision on the A64 in the early hours of Sunday morning.

It happened on the westbound carriageway in the area of Askham Bryan at around 12.50am on Sunday 28 February 2021 when the man was hit by a Volkswagen van. Enquiries are ongoing to determine if a second vehicle was also involved.

It is believed that the man may have been in the area of Askham Bryan College prior to the incident and officers are appealing to anyone in the area who may have seen a man walking wearing a top with a distinctive pattern, and to anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dashcam footage to contact them.

Anyone with any information or footage is urged to preserve the footage and contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference 12210068396, alternatively you can email PC 1807 Nicola Gill at  nicola.gill@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

The road was closed  while emergency services dealt with the collision, and to allow collision investigators to examine the scene and to allow recovery of the vehicles. It reopened at around 10.45am.

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