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    FATALITY: TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT WORKER

    Collision with car whilst working on TM on ‘A’ road

    It has been reported by the District Post that a highways workman man died in road traffic collision on the A24 at Ashington, West Sussex on Monday August 12.

    The 49-year-old was struck by a passing car and died at the scene from his injuries.

    He was undertaking traffic management duties for a contractor working for West Sussex Highways and at the time of the collision and was working in the road.

    He is believed to have been repairing a broken barrier. A colleague is reported to have stated that he had been driving the lorry when they pulled over to repair a barrier.

    One colleague proceeded to obtain cones from the back of the vehicle whilst the deceased man left the vehicle using another door. As he walked around the front of the lorry he was struck by the passing car.

    The 58-year-old male driver of the silver Peugeot was shocked but unhurt.

    HSE have been informed and Sussex Police have appealed for winesses by email to collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk

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