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Grandmother dies following serious collision in King's Lynn

Heather Lord

10:34am 14th March 2017
(Updated 10:34am 14th March 2017)

A much loved grandmother has died from her injuries following a serious collision in King's Lynn at the weekend.

79 year-old Heather Jane Lord passed away peacefully in her sleep last night in hospital.

She was hit by a van on a pedestrian crossing on Railway Road at the junction of Norfolk Street at about 10.10am on Saturday.

She suffered multiple broken bones and serious head injuries and was flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The family confirmed the sad news this morning and has thanked everyone for their kind words and support.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the incident.

Witnesses should contact PC Andy Goodway at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.