Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A69 last night (7 January).
Police were called at 10.15pm on Tuesday 7 January to the report of a road traffic collision on the A69 between Corby hill and Hayton.
It involved a black Volkswagen Golf and a pedestrian.
As a result of the collision, the pedestrian, a local man aged in his 40s, died at the scene.
His family have been informed and a Family Liaison Officer has been appointed.
The occupant of the car was uninjured.
The road was closed for several hours whilst a forensic collision investigation and recovery was carried out.
Anyone with any information who witnessed the collision, or saw a pedestrian walking in the carriage way is asked to contact PC1636 ROBBINS or Sgt 2219 YOUNG on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting log 217 of the 7th January 2020.