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Woman killed as lorry crashes into Barnsley house after being ‘involved in a crime’

10:54 pm, 14th September 2018

Police said four men were arrested after the white truck crashed into a property in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

The woman who died was a pedestrian on Park View in Brierley.

South Yorkshire Police said the vehicle had been involved in a crime.

However, officers have not confirmed reports from residents that the truck had been followed by police before the incident.

A police spokeswoman said officers were called to the scene of the collision at about 1.40pm.

A large area remained cordoned off around the newly built house, which has suffered severe damage at the back, with beds and other household items hanging precariously.