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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.