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Man dies while changing tyre on M6 in Cheshire

Category: England

Published: 3rd Mar 2010 07:49:23

A man has died after being struck by a passing vehicle while he was changing a wheel on the hard shoulder of a Cheshire motorway.

Police were called to the northbound carriageway of the M6 between junctions 19 and 20 (Knutsford and the Lymm Interchange) at about 0340 GMT.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the motorway has been closed in the northbound direction.

Motorists have been advised of congestion and delays in the area.

Any witnesses to the accident are asked to call Cheshire Police.

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BBC News, 2010. Man dies while changing tyre on M6 in Cheshire [Online] (Updated 3rd Mar 2010)
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