UPDATE: Man killed in Rotherham collision

Accident scene: Howard Street, Rotherham.
Accident scene: Howard Street, Rotherham.
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A man has been killed in a road collision in Rotherham this afternoon.

A serious crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian occurred in Howard Street at about 4pm today and a male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the force said: “Emergency services were called to Howard Street, Rotherham just before 3.50pm following reports of a collision between a van and a pedestrian.

“Police, ambulance and fire service staff are at the scene now and will remain there for some time. Road closures are in place.

“The man has been pronounced dead at scene.

“Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 617 of August 21.