Crowland

Fatal A16 crash victim officially named

A pedestrian who was killed in a crash involving a lorry on the A16 near Lincolnshire has been named by police.

As previously reported, the collision, which happened at around 8.26pm on Wednesday, February 12 at Newborough near Market Deeping, involved an HGV and a 21-year-old male pedestrian.

Emergency services attended, but despite their best efforts the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has now been named by police as William Whitney from Crowland, who died less than a week after a Spalding biker was involved in a fatal crash on the same stretch of road.

The driver of the lorry was not injured and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or has dashcam footage, should contact Cambridgeshire Police on 101 quoting incident 458 of February 12 or click here.

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