Man dies on A64 embankment near York

Murton Way close to the bridge carrying the A64 above. Photograph © Google Street View
26 Feb 2019 @ 9.45 am
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A man has died close to the A64 in York.

Shortly after 4pm on Monday (25 February), North Yorkshire Police received a call from a member of the public concerned about the safety of a man.

A cyclist saw the man on the embankment near to the bridge on Murton Way which carries the A64 dual carriageway.

Police and ambulance crews were called out. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokeswoman said:

  • Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the death but at this time there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

Anyone who has information which may assist officers is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference NYP-25022019-0365.