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Man dies after being hit by car in Braywick Cemetery

Stephen Delahunty

Stephen Delahunty

Man dies after collision with car in Braywick Cemetery

The cemetery was closed off by police yesterday.

A man from Windsor has died from his injuries after being hit by a car in Braywick Cemetery yesterday.

The 47-year-old was treated by paramedics at the scene and later died in hospital.

Twitter user Mark Stewart, who said he was at the cemetery at the time of the incident, said a worker was knocked down and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

He added an air ambulance was called but not needed.

A spokeswoman for Thames valley Police said: "We were called at 3.15pm yesterday afternoon to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car in Braywick Cemetery, Braywick Road, Maidenhead.

"A 47-year-old man from Windsor was seriously injured during the incident and sadly died later at hospital.

"His next of kin have been informed.  

"Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, quoting URN 873."

A spokeswoman for the South Central Ambulance Services confirmed that two ambulances, a rapid response and the air ambulance were called to the scene.

She said two males were taken to Wexham Park Hospital by ambulance, one with life threatening injuries.

The extent of the other male’s injuries are not known.

A Royal Borough spokesman said: "We are saddened by the death of a man at Braywick Cemetery on Tuesday afternoon and offer our condolences to his family and friends.

"We are giving all the necessary support to police while they continue their investigation into this tragic incident."

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