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Lorry driver dies after collision on A2 near Dover

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Original article from Kent Live

An investigation has been launched after a lorry driver was killed in Kent yesterday (July 30).

Kent police raced to the collision on the A2, near Dover, after the force was alerted around 10.25am.

It was reported that three lorries were travelling in the same direction on the coastbound carriageway, from Lydden Hill approaching the Whitfield roundabout, when the incident took place.

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The driver of one of the lorries, a man in his 60s from Estonia, sadly died at the scene.

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His next of kin have been informed Kent Police has confirmed.

South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service also rushed to the scene.

Kent police is now appealing for witnesses following the collision.

A spokesperson from the force said: "Witnesses or anyone who may have been travelling in either direction and may have relevant dashcam footage should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference SM/MD/72/21.

"You can also email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk."

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