Major road re-opened in Ribble Valley hours after discovery of man's body on carriageway

A major road in the Ribble Valley, which was closed earlier today after a man's body was discovered on the carriageway, has now been re-opened.
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Police closed the A59 at Chatburn after the tragic discovery.

Emergency services attended the scene and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

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A spokesman for Ribble Valley Police said: "The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be passed to the coroner.

"Our thoughts are with the man's family at this sad and difficult time."