Man killed in fatal crash is named

By Gareth Dennison | 22/03/2017

Man killed in fatal crash is named
Robert John Kolt

A PEDESTRIAN who died following a collision in Dalton has been named by police as Robert John Kolt.

Mr Kolt (64) was reported to have been crossing Doncaster Road near Silverwood Miners Welfare Club when he was hit by a blue Honda Civic.

It happened at about 8.20pm on Saturday, as the vehicle travelled towards Thrybergh.

The 20-year-old man driving was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

A police spokesman said: “Officers investigating the collision remain keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or who saw the manner of driving of the Honda prior to the collision.”

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident 1018 of March 18.


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