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Man found dead on Icknield Street, Birmingham

West Midlands Police was called to Icknield Street in Hockley just after 04:00 BST Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Police were called to Icknield Street in Hockley just after 04:00 BST

A man has been found dead on a road in Birmingham.

Police were called to Icknield Street in Hockley just after 04:00 BST and declared the man, in his 40s, dead at the scene.

The man had suffered "serious injuries", West Midlands Police said.

An investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances of his death. "One line of inquiry is that he may have been hit by a car," a police spokeswoman said.

The road was closed between Hingeston Street and Pitsford Street.

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