A man who was hit by a lorry on the A38 has died.

The incident happened just before 11am today (October 8) on the northbound carriageway between Weeford and Swinfen.

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: “Sadly, despite best efforts of police officers and passing motorists who carried out CPR until ambulance staff arrived, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The man has not yet been formally identified but his family have been informed and are being offered support from specially trained officers.”

The A38 remained closed until around 2pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident can contact PC Andy Hogan-Hughes at the Regional Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting incident number 211 of October 8.

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