Woman dies after falling from bridge on M62

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A woman who fell from a bridge onto the M62 this morning has died in hospital.

Both carriageways were closed near junction 26 of the motorway while emergency services attended the incident at about 10.15am.

The woman was airlifted to hospital but died later, police said.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident or events leading up to it.

Call 101.

PC Mark Fox, the Higher Education Liaison Officer for Leeds Beckett University.

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