Man dies after being struck by car

A man died after he was struck by a car yesterday (Sunday).

The accident happened in Battle Road, St Leonards just before 5.40am.

The man, in his late 40s, had just got out of another car when he was hit by a silver Toyota Avensis.

He sustained serious injuries and was taken to the Conquest Hospital but sadly died shortly afterwards.

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact them quoting operation Malpas. Ring 0845 60 70 999.

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