M6 re-opens after death

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THE M6 has re-opened in both directions after an incident resulting in the death of a man.

The victim was hit by a car on the northbound carriageway just after junction 31 at around 1:30pm.

Drivers faced traffic chaos as the motorway was closed in both directions for almost three hours.Police have confirmed the man who died was on the motorway carriageway and did not jump from a overhead bridge.

The identity of the victim is not yet known.