Man dies in M62 crash near Castleford

A man in his 20s has died in a crash which closed part of the M62 motorway overnight.

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Police said they were called at 12.30am after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the junction 32 eastbound carriageway, near Castleford

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The man, aged 25, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the deceased man had been identified and his family had been informed.