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Man killed by runaway police van

An elderly man has died after being hit by a runaway police van.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance in Pudsey Park, between Bradford and Leeds, in West Yorkshire, shortly after 2pm on Saturday.

Police left the van to deal with the disturbance when the vehicle rolled into the path of an elderly man, who was walking through the park.

The man died following the collision.

A police spokesman said the matter has been referred to the police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission.


From Belfast Telegraph