Pensioner killed while walking her dog

A woman was killed after being hit by a vehicle while walking her dog.

The 74-year-old was walking her dog along Dewsbury Road, Lupset, at around 6.20pm yesterday (Wednesday).

Police said the dog was spooked by a noise, believed to be a firework, causing it to run into the road.

The woman ran after it but was hit by a vehicle and died of her injuries.

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact police on 101

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