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Elderly York man dies after collision


11:35am 16th August 2011

A York pensioner has died after a crash in Scarborough.

89 year old Raymond Thomas Fowler of Heworth Green, York was hit by a white Vauxhall Astra estate on the junction of Newborough Street and Queen Street, in Scarborough, at around 10.40am on Saturday 6th August 2011.

Mr Fowler was taken to Scarborough General Hospital for treatment to injuries he sustained in the collision.

He was later transferred to York District Hospital, where he sadly died on Monday 15th August 2011.

Officers investigating the collision are appealing for any witnesses to contact them with information.

Traffic Sergeant Pete Wood, of Scarborough Road Policing Group, said:

" The incident occurred on Saturday morning, which means there will have been plenty of locals and visitors around.

"Tragically, Mr Fowler has died as a result of the collision and it is important that we establish exactly what happened.

"Given the time of day, I am sure someone must have seen the incident and could have information vital to the investigation."

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is urged to contact TS Pete Wood, of Scarborough Road Policing Group, on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12110131654.

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