Man killed in Illingworth crash is named

A man who died when he was hit by a lorry has been named.

The 47-year-old was Jim Nemeth, of Cousin Lane, Ovenden, Halifax.

His inquest was opened and adjourned yesterday.

The accident, pictured above, happened in Keighley Road near the Queen’s Head Tavern in Illingworth last Thursday.

The road was shut for several hours between Morrisons and Illingworth Rugby League Club while officers investigated.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact 01924 293047.