Tributes to student who died in road traffic collision

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Condolences have been paid for teenager Jess Dunning who died in a road traffic collision in Skegness this morning (Wednesday).

Expressions of sorrow have been left on social media following the accident on the A158 near to the Southview Leisure Park on Burgh Road.

In a message on the Skegness Standard Facebook page Sara Giles wrote: “R.I.P to the young lady Jess my thoughts and prayers are with yr family at this sad time x.”

Natlie Weston posted: “R.I.P Jess. Thoughts go out to all your family. Yet again another angel flying high way to youngxx.”

Keri Mettam wrote: “Too young! Too many life’s are being lost on this road! Sweet dreams darling.”

Andrea Hall added: “Rip bless u. Can’t imagine the pain ur family must feel x such sad newsxx.”

The incident was reported at just after 7am this morning.

A police spokesman said: “It appears that a female pedestrian is the victim. She may have been in collision with more than one vehicle. She has sadly died at the scene. We are working hard to identify the her and to inform her family and friends.”

The spokesman added the road is likely to be closed for several hours.

They added: “Local diversions will be set up. In the meantime motorists are advised to seek alternative routes which avoid the area.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident. Call the non-emergency 101 number. Alternatively they can call the collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.