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Police appeal for witnesses following death of pedestrian

South Wales Police is appealing for witnesses to a single-vehicle road traffic collision, which occurred at approximately 8.05pm yesterday (Monday, September 7), on Wellington Street, Swansea. 

The collision involved a Scania lorry and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 56-year-old local man, was taken to Morriston Hospital with serious injuries, where he later died despite the best efforts of paramedics and hospital staff.

His family is being supported by specialist officers.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the vehicle or the pedestrian in the moments prior to it, is urged to contact police. Officers would also like to hear from anyone who has dash-cam, mobile phone or CCTV footage which could assist the investigation.

Please call 101, quoting occurrence  2000327581.