Man dies in Doncaster footbridge plunge tragedy

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A man has died and a woman was talked to safety during separate incidents which brought Doncaster to a standstill twice yesterday.

Police were called to the A1(M) near Warmsworth yesterday afternoon following reports of a man falling onto the carriageway from a footbridge.

The road was closed in both directions between junctions 35 and 36 following the tragedy at around 3.10pm. Police were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene and motorists were being advised to avoid the area during rush hour.


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