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Husband and wife killed alongside their dog after being hit by biker as they walked in Herefordshire


A HUSBAND and wife have tragically been killed along with their dog after by struck by a motorbike.

The 70-year-old man and woman, 57, were walking along the A44 in Herefordshire when they were hit at about 10.55am yesterday.

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The husband and wife were pronounced dead at the scene on the A44 near Kingston[/caption]

Emergency services rushed to the scene but despite the best efforts of paramedics, the couple were pronounced dead, as well as their dog.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following the smash near Kington, where he remains with life-threatening injuries.

Inspector Darren Godsall, of West Mercia Police, said: “Very sadly, both pedestrians, a 70-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman who were husband and wife, died with their dog at the scene of the collision.

“Their family have been notified and our thoughts are with them all at such a sad and difficult time.

“The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 50s suffered significant injuries and remains in hospital with life threatening injuries. His family have also been updated.


“The road was closed for several hours while our investigation work took place and I would like to thank the public for their patience.

“We would like to hear from anyone who has any information or dash-cam footage of this incident or of two motorcycles travelling along the A44 in or near to Floodgates between 10.45am and 11am.

“Please contact us on via our website quoting RTC A44 Kington 7/9/21.”

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