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  • 7 February 2013, 8:56

Elderly Woman Struck And Killed By Tram

An elderly woman has died following a collision with a tram in Failsworth, Greater Manchester.

The victim, in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Wednesday evening.

Shortly before 10.45pm, police were called to a Metrolink line near Old Road, following reports of a collision.

Officers found that a pedestrian, the elderly woman, had been struck by a tram.

The Metrolink line in the area was closed for the remainder of Wednesday evening, but services have now resumed.

Police have appealed to anyone with information to come forward.

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