Woman died after falling onto carriageway

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A WOMAN died after falling onto the carriageaway of the A61, from Whittington Moor to Lockoford Island.

Police were called to the scene at 8.40pm last night (June 21), by a member of the public who said a woman was injured in the road.

She was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital, but later died.

The road was closed until 1.50am, this morning. Police are investigating how the woman came to be on the carriageway.