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Man hit by van near Derbyshire supermarket dies

A6 Bakewell Road, in Buxton, Derbyshire Image copyright Google
Image caption A man was hit by a van near the Morrisons supermarket on the A6 Bakewell Road, in Buxton

A pedestrian has died after he was hit by a van near a supermarket in Buxton.

Police were called to Bakewell Road, near Morrisons, at about 02:30 BST following reports a man had been struck by the van.

The man, who suffered serious injuries, was taken to hospital and later died. He is yet to be formally identified.

The road was closed for several hours while officers investigated. Anyone with information about the crash should contact Derbyshire Police.

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