Hampshire & Isle of Wight

New Milton pedestrian, 86, dies in car crash

An 86-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Hampshire.

The man from New Milton was hit in Caird Avenue in the town just before 17:45 GMT.

He was taken to hospital but later died. His next of kin have been informed but police have not yet named him.

The driver, a 21-year-old man from Lymington, was not injured. He has voluntarily given an account to the police and has not been arrested.

Hampshire Constabulary has appealed for witnesses.

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