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SuffolkNews Podcast: Man dies in A14 crash between Bury St Edmunds and Rougham, road repairs after three vehicles damaged by large hole and Colchester United keeper accepts no racist comments were made against him during AFC Sudbury game



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In today's podcast we have the news that a man in his 70s has died following a serious crash on the A14 this morning.

Police were called to reports of a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian on the eastbound carriageway between Bury St Edmunds and Rougham at 7.20am.

Paramedics and the air ambulance were also in attendance, but the pedestrian, a man in his 70s, died at the scene.

Traffic delays continued this morning as part of the A14 westbound was closed for emergency road repairs after three vehicles were damaged by a large hole.

The carriageway between junction 53 at Whitehouse in Ipswich and junction 52, B1113 Claydon, was closed for over three hours while crews worked to repair the road surface.

We also hear that the Colchester United goalkeeper Shamal George has accepted no racist comments were made against him at Friday’s televised FA Cup game against AFC Sudbury.

George posted on twitter this morning saying: "Now seeing this I can only apologise. I hope everyone understands and heard what I heard in the first place.”

We also have the latest on a 36-year-old man who was wanted for burglary and criminal damage offences and has today been arrested.

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