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Highways Agency officer killed at work

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A Highways Agency officer was killed this week when he was hit by a car as he dealt with a crash on the M25 in Kent.

The 59-year-old from the Gravesend area was struck by a Vauxhall Vectra at junction 5 of the motorway on Tuesday.

He had been attending a crash involving a car near South Chevening which left one person with a minor injury.

Two people in the Vectra were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries.

Sections of the M25 and M26 motorways were closed temporarily following the incident.

A Highways Agency spokesman said: “We can confirm a Highways Agency Traffic Officer was involved in a fatal incident at around 2.50pm yesterday at junction 5 of the M25 near Sevenoaks.

“The officer’s next of kin have been informed and our deepest sympathies are with them at this time.”

 

 
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