Man, 38, dies after being hit by a car near York

Sheriff Hutton Road, close to Strensall. Photograph © Google Street View
21 Mar 2019 @ 7.07 pm
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A pedestrian died after being struck by a car near York.

Police are appealing for information following the fatal collision between the man and a silver KIA Sportage 4×4 vehicle, on the road between Strensall and Sheriff Hutton.

The collision occurred at 1.20pm on Wednesday (20 March) as the vehicle was travelling toward Strensall from the direction of Sheriff Hutton. The pedestrian was walking in the same direction, towards Strensall.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance went to the scene, alongside police and road ambulance, but very sadly the man died at the scene.

He has been named as 38-year-old Nicholas Carpenter from Strensall.

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time of the accident, who may have seen the vehicle or Mr Carpenter prior to the collision, or who may have captured dash cam footage to contact them.

Mr Carpenter was carrying a clipboard and a pair of binoculars at the time of the collision.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Mark Mullins from the Major Collision Investigation Team
Email Mark Mullins here
Quote reference number 12190050423