The victim of collision with a bin lorry in Halifax has been named as Sonya Majid as tributes pour in.
Mrs Majid, 32, died after a collision with a bin lorry as she was walking near a junction on Queens Road at 8.27am yesterday.
Yorkshire Live understands that Mrs Majid was part of the teaching staff at nearby St Augustine’s C of E school.
Floral tributes have been left at the scene of the tragedy and local business owners expressed their shock.
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Staff at Roosterz fast food said: “It’s tragic and it’s unacceptable that it’s happened.”
And workers at nearby Yorkshire Fried Chicken said: “We’re shocked. She was only 32 and a teacher at the school.”
West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.
A police spokesperson said: “Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a lorry in Halifax.
“It happened at about 8.27am on Tuesday in Queens Road, at the junction with Hanson Lane.
“The pedestrian, a 32-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
“Enquiries are continuing into how the collision occurred and investigating officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened immediately prior to the incident, or anyone with dash cam footage or footage that will assist the investigation.
“The Major Collision Enquiry Team is investigating the collision and can be contacted on 101 or through the options on the West Yorkshire Police website.
“The log reference is 292 of 6 July.”
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