Man dies on A64

A pedestrian died this morning following a collision on the A64.

It was at the junction with Scotchman Lane, near Flaxton, at 5.30am and involved a Seat Ibiza.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said officers were still at the incident and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

He added: “We are not yet in a position to release his identity. The A64 has been closed in both directions and is expected to remain closed until at least 10am while police examine the scene. Local diversions are in place.”

• Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass the information to the Force Control Room.